Back in July, I was invited to watch a performance of The Lizzie Play at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, an adaptation of Angela Carter’s short story ‘The Fall River Axe Murders’ from her collection Black Venus (also published as Saints and Strangers). The story concerns the infamous case of Lizzie Borden, a young … More The Lizzie Play: Interview
To mark the 77th anniversary of her birth, I am proud to make available a never-before published interview with Angela Carter.
Recently, I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Anna Watz, author of Angela Carter and Surrealism: A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic (Routledge, 2016). In the course of our conversation, we discussed Angela Carter’s complex relationship to surrealism, her little-known and unpublished translation of a French study of surrealism, and how both of these things played an important … More Interview with Anna Watz