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A Gynocritical Study of The Company of Wolves by Angela Carter

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In 1979, Carter published one of her mast renowned collections of short fiction, The Bloody Chamber. The majority of Angela Carter’s work revolve around a specific type of feminism, radical libertarian feminism and her critique of the patriarchal role that have been placed on women. which she promotes feminist due to her style, referred to as "Galm-Rock" feminism In this article, the main concentrate is on heroine’s internalized consciousness which echoes in their behavior. All of the female protagonists in carter’s short stories; such as The Werewolf, The Wolf_Alice, and mainly in The Company of Wolves have similar characteristics with different conditions, in which they are represented in a very negative light with less than ideal roles. In these stories, the protagonist is a young girl who has many conflicts with love and desire. Carter attempts to encourage women to do something about this degrading representation.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 48)
Pages:
100-106
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILSHS.48.100
Citation:
A. Nouri and F. Aziz Mohammadi, "A Gynocritical Study of The Company of Wolves by Angela Carter", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 48, pp. 100-106, 2015
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Feb 2015
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