THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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The Bloody Chamber
By Angela Carter

An essay by Samantha Pentony of Oxford Brookes University exploring how Kristeva's theory of abjection works in relation to the fairy tale and post colonial narrative in Carter's short story and Keri Hulme's novel The Bone People.
A linguistic analysis by Lizzie Knowles of 'The Bloody Chamber' and Frankenstein, with reference to the work of feminist Diane Elam and linguist Michael Halliday.
An article by Helen Simpson investigating how Carter takes the latent content of traditional fairy tales, and reworks it in her stories to shocking effect.