Angela Carter 7, 1940-February 16, 1992) was an English novelist and journalist, known for her post-feminist magical realist works.
Born Angela Olive Stalker in Eastbourne, in 1940, she at first worked as a journalist on the Croydon Advertiser. She married twice, leaving her first husband using the proceeds of the Somerset Maugham Award for literature and spending two years living in Tokyo, then exploring the United States, Asia and Europe. These experience had a positive influence on her later writing.
She spent much of the late 1970s and 1980s as a writer in residence at universities including the University of Sheffield, Brown University, the University of Adelaide and the University of East Anglia.
Carter also contributed many articles to The Guardian, The Independent, and New Statesman.
Angela Carter died in 1992 after developing cancer.
Shadow Dance (1966) aka Honeybuzzard
The Magic Toyshop (1967)
Several Perceptions (1968)
Heroes and Villains (1969)
The Donkey Prince (1970)
Miss Z, the Dark Young Lady (1970)
The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (1972) aka The War of Dreams
The Passion of New Eve (1977)
The Music People (1980)
Nights at the Circus (1984)
Come Unto These Yellow Sands (1985)
Artificial Fire (1988)
Wise Children (1991)
Sea-Cat and Dragon King (2000)
Fireworks: Nine Profane Pieces (1970)
Expletives Deleted (1974)
The Bloody Chamber (1979)
Comic and Curious Cats (1979)
Black Venus (1985) aka Saints and Strangers
American Ghosts and Old World Wonders (1993)
Burning Your Boats (1995)
The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography (1978)
Nothing Sacred (1982)
Images of Frida Kahlo (1989) with Frida Kahlo