Carter, Angela

Taught at the UEA : 1980 - 1987


Angela Carter taught the MA in Prose Fiction between 1980 and 1987, numbering Booker Prize-winners Kazuo Ishiguro and Anne Enright among her many pupils. She was one of the most influential and widely-studied of twentieth century writers, publishing poetry, plays, children’s books, three collections of critical writing, including Nothing Sacred (1992), five collections of short stories, including The Bloody Chamber (1979), and nine novels, including Nights at the Circus (1984), which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and Wise Children (1991). Her second novel The Magic Toyshop (1987) and her short story The Company of Wolves (1984) were adapted for cinema. She died in 1992, aged 51.


  • Nothing Sacred (1992)
  • The Bloody Chamber (1979)
  • Nothing Sacred (1992)
  • Nights at the Circus (1984)
  • The Magic Toyshop (1987)
  • The Company of Wolves (1984)