Angela Carter Papers: 'Black Venus / Saints and Strangers' 1

Scope and Content

Stories as follows:

1. 'Black Venus'. Autograph notes; n.d. First published London: Next Editions,1980.

2. 'Black Venus'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.

3. 'Black Venus'. Typewritten fair copy, incorporating amendments from the preceding and with minor additional annotations; n.d.

4. 'The Kiss'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d. First published in Harper's and Queen (1977).

5. 'Our Lady of the Massacre'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d. With photocopy of the version printed in The Fiction Magazine in August 1985. Previously published as 'Captured by the Red Man' in The Saturday Night Reader (1979).

6. 'The Cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe'. First published in Interzone (1982).

Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d.

Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.

7. 'Overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Autograph draft and typewritten fair copy, unannotated, of a dramatic scene (not the short story included in 'Black Venus' and first published in Interzone, 1982); n.d.

8. 'Peter and the Wolf'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d. With photocopy of the version printed in She magazine in November 1985. First published in Firebird 1 (1982).

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