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1

''I was taking the latent content of those traditional stories and using that; and the latent content is violently sexual''

Angela Carter on her writing
Latent means undeveloped - using fairy tales etc to explore different themes

2

''pleasing her audience by providing them with a comfortably reassuring read did not feature on her list of priorities''

Sarah Gamble in her book on Carter's work

3

“fired by the conviction that human nature is not immutable, that human beings are capable of change”

Helen Simpon

4

Carter challenges the notion that there is such a thing as an unchanging human nature”

Sarah Roberts