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Author Carter, Angela, 1940-1992.

Title Burning your boats : the collected short stories / Angela Carter ; with an introduction by Salman Rushdie.

Edition First American edition.
Publication Info. New York : H. Holt and Co., 1996.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F CARTER    AVAILABLE
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Description xiv, 462 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Early work, 1962-6 ; The man who loved a double bass -- A very, very great lady and her son at home -- A Victorian fable (with glossary) -- Fireworks : nine profane pieces, 1974 ; A souvenir of Japan -- The executioner's beautiful daughter -- The loves of Lady Purple -- The smile of winter -- Penetrating to the heart of the forest -- Flesh and the mirror -- Master -- Reflections -- Elegy for a freelance -- The bloody chamber and other stories, 1979 ; The bloody chamber -- The courtship of Mr. Lyon -- The tiger's bride -- Puss-in-boots -- The Erl-King -- The snow child -- The lady of the house of love -- The werewolf -- The company of wolves -- Wolf-Alice -- Black Venus, 1985 ; Black Venus -- The kiss -- Our lady of the massacre -- The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe -- Overture and incidental music for A midsummer night's dream -- Peter and the wolf -- The kitchen child -- The Fall River axe murders -- American ghosts and old world wonders, 1993 ; Lizzie's tiger -- John Ford's 'Tis pity she's a whore -- Gun for the devil -- The merchant of shadows -- The ghost ships -- In Pantoland -- Ashputtle or The mother's ghost -- Alice in Prague or The curious room -- Impressions: The Wrightsman Magdalene.
Subject Manners and customs -- Fiction.
Short stories.
ISBN 0805044620
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