Angela Carter
#1139 Overall Influence

Angela Carter

English novelist


Why is this person notable and influential?

Angela Olive Pearce , who published under the name Angela Carter, was an English novelist, short story writer, poet, and journalist, known for her feminist, magical realism, and picaresque works. She is best known for her book The Bloody Chamber, which was published in 1979. In 2008, The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945”. In 2012, Nights at the Circus was selected as the best ever winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of Bristol
University of Bristol

Research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom

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University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia

University in Norwich, England

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University of Sheffield
University of Sheffield

University in Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography
  • Nights at the Circus
  • Wise Children
  • Sea-Cat and Dragon King
  • The Passion of New Eve
  • Several Perceptions
  • Shadow Dance
  • Black Venus
  • The Magic Toyshop
  • The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
  • Heroes and Villains
  • The Donkey Prince
  • Love
  • Comic and Curious Cats
  • The Curious Room

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#268 World Rank