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The Passion of New Eve


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Dezember 1982

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

I know nothing. I am a tabula rasa, a blank sheet of paper, an unhatched egg. I have not yet become a woman, although I possess a woman's shape. Not a woman, no: both more and less than a real woman. Now I am a being as mythic and monstrous as Mother herself . . . ' New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn. But this young Englishman's fate lies in the arid desert, where a many-breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve.

Portrait

Angela Carter (1940-1992), journalist and writer;author of novels, poems and flim scripts has had her talents much lauded; 'Her Imagination was one of the most dazzling this century'- Marina Walker, Independent

Pressestimmen

'If you can imagine Baudelaire, Blake and Kafka getting together to describe America, you are well on the way to Carter's visionary and lurid world' THE TIMES 'Her writing is pyrotechnic' OBSERVER
EAN: 9780860683414
ISBN: 0860683419
Untertitel: 'Virago Modern Classics'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1982
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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