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A Level English Literature Teacher’s Guide | The Bloody Chamber »

Theresa Sowerby | Monday November 11, 2019

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Introduction Carter’s collection of short stories The Bloody Chamber was published in 1979 alongside her study of the work of the 18C French aristocrat and sexual libertine, the Marquis de Sade, entitled The Sadeian Women. De Sade gave his name to the word Sadism and led a dissolute life, writing lengthy pornographic novels, the most famous of which is Justine. Carter argues against de Sade’s division of sexual partners into the opposing categories of predator and prey, with only… [ read full article ] »

A Level English Literature »

Emily Prentice | Monday November 11, 2019

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Prose, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, The Awakening, The Bloody Chamber

Edusites English Literature A Level provision is updating... Sweet Bird of Youth The play was completed and first staged on Broadway in 1959. Its origins lay earlier in the fifties in two separate short plays: ‘Chance and the Princess’, a two-hander written by Williams for his close friend, the former silent movie star Tallulah Bankhead: and a second very different piece ‘The Pink Bedroom’ which was the basis for Act Two of the finished product. Williams’ working… [ read full article ] »