The book demonstrates the thematic unity underlying Carter's fiction and non-fiction, highlighting their interdependence and demonstrating how her texts persistently examine existing theories of pleasure from many different angles. In this way, Carter's works enter into dialogue with numerous pleasure connoisseurs, theorists as well as writers.
Dominika Oramus is a professor at the Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw (Poland). She is author of books and articles on Angela Carter and J.G. Ballard as well as on science fiction and the poetics of postmodernism. She conducts MA and PhD seminars on British fiction of the 20th century.