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September 14, 2010


Angela Carter is new to me; what an interesting person. These points in the interview stuck out to me:
AC I do, too. Neil kept trying to convince me that his ending was potentially more ambiguous than it seemed. He maintains that her screams when the camera is panning the outside of the house are screams of pleasure, but it certainly doesn’t seem that way to me.

RC I think men frequently have the mistaken belief that women are screaming in pleasure rather than in terror.

You were not kidding about her Joan Didion comments. Youch!

I've requested The Bloody Chamber. Thanks for the introduction!

Thanks for sharing the link to this interview...I recently read, and loved, The Magic Toyshop...and the rest of her work are on my 'books to buy' list

Yeah! High-fives all around! I've never read The Magic Toyshop ... looking forward to it.

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