Angela CarterAngela Carter (May 7, 1940-February 16, 1992) was an English novelist and journalist, known for her post-feminist magical realist works.
Born Angela Olive Carter in Eastbourne, in 1940, she at first worked as a journalist on the Croydon Advertiser. She married twice, leaving her first husband using the proceeds of the Somerset Maugham prize for literature and spending two years living in Tokyo, then exploring the United States, Asia and Europe. These experience had a positive influence on her later writing.
She spent much of the late 1970s and 1980s as a writer in residence at universities including the University of Sheffield, Brown University, the University of Adelaide and the University of East Anglia.
Angela Carter died in 1992 after developing cancer.
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