The Invention Of Angela Carter

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01Growing Up2016101020161011 (R4)

Edmund Gordon's illuminating biography about one of English literature's most inventive writers. This is the first authorised biography of Angela Carter since her death almost twenty five years ago. Edmund Gordon has interviewed close friends, collaborators, lovers and family members, and had access to her journals, letters and manuscripts and so created a vivid portrait of her unconventional and extraordinary life.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Edmund Gordon's illuminating biography about the inventive writer.

02Bristol20161011

Edmund Gordon's illuminating biography of one of English literature's most inventive writers. In today's episode, Angela Carter is in a rebellious mood and starts to find her voice.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard

02Bristol2016101120161012 (R4)

Edmund Gordon's illuminating biography of one of English literature's most inventive writers. In today's episode, Angela Carter is in a rebellious mood and starts to find her voice.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Angela Carter is in a rebellious mood and starts to find her voice.

03Japan20161012

Edmund Gordon's vivid and illuminating portrait of Angela Carter is the first authorised biography of one of English literature's most imaginative writers. Today, Angela Carter is beguiled in Japan.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard

03Japan2016101220161013 (R4)

In Edmund Gordon's vivid and illuminating biography, Angela Carter is beguiled in Japan.

Edmund Gordon's vivid and illuminating portrait of Angela Carter is the first authorised biography of one of English literature's most imaginative writers. Today, Angela Carter is beguiled in Japan.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

04Love20161013

Edmund Gordon's illuminating portrait of Angela Carter is the first authorised biography of her since her death almost twenty five years ago and charts her unconventional life and how her literary voice developed. In today's episode she finds success with The Bloody Chamber, her collection of funny and erotic fairy tales.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard

04Love2016101320161014 (R4)

Edmund Gordon's illuminating portrait of Angela Carter is the first authorised biography of her since her death almost twenty five years ago and charts her unconventional life and how her literary voice developed. In today's episode she finds success with The Bloody Chamber, her collection of funny and erotic fairy tales.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Angela finds literary success with The Bloody Chamber, her collection of fairy tales.

05Being Loved20161014

Edmund Gordon's vivid and illuminating portrait of Angela Carter is the first biography of her since her death almost twenty five years ago. Today, motherhood, and publishing her last two joyous and comic novels.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard

05Being Loved2016101420161015 (R4)

In Edmund Gordon's biography, Angela Carter writes her last two joyous and comic novels.

Edmund Gordon's vivid and illuminating portrait of Angela Carter is the first biography of her since her death almost twenty five years ago. Today, motherhood, and publishing her last two joyous and comic novels.

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged by Sara Davies

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.