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Curious Room, The

Carter, Angela

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ISBN 10: 0701163089 / ISBN 13: 9780701163082
Published by RH Canada UK Dist 1996-12-30, US, 1996
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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510 pages. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to lower edge of dust jacket spine. Record # 460827. Bookseller Inventory # 460827

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Title: Curious Room, The

Publisher: RH Canada UK Dist 1996-12-30, US

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Although best known for her novels and stories, Angela Carter had an easily ignited enthusiasm for tackling other forms and genres. Particularly drawn to film and drama because of her vivid visual imagination, she left behind a substantial body of plays and screenplays. She wrote scripts for radio and TV, film and the stage, and even an opera. This wonderful collection of her dramatic works, the first volume in Chatto's Collected Edition of her works, shows the range and power of her imagination and inventiveness. THE CURIOUS ROOM contains 5 radio plays, stage plays, TV scripts and the opera of Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO. It also contains the screenplays of THE COMPANY OF WOLVES and THE MAGIC TOYSHOP, which were directed by Neil Jordan. Each piece is prefaced by a valuable introduction, which explains the context and background of the work. Richard Eyre and Neil Jordan among others, share their experiences of working with Angela Carter, and there are revealing anecdotes from Carter herself, which give insights into her working processes and her views on the limitations and possibilities of each genre. THE CURIOUS ROOM is a bonanza for Carter fans full of magnificent and startling ne

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