Angela Carter has extended the life and richness of the fable form itself partly through language that is both pellucid and sensual, but chiefly through imagination of such Airel reach that she can glide from ancient to modern, from darkness to luminosity, from depravity to comedy without any hint of strain and without losing the elusive power of the original tales.
1979 Cheltenham festival of Literature Award
- Publication Date:
- 08 / 09 / 1995
- 129 x 197mm