Angela Carter locates her Red Riding Hood at a moment that is liminal both personally and in terms of a broader magic: she is a virgin at the menarche; she meets her werewolf at the hinge of the year. Through her wit in seizing the unique moment their sexual collision will prove benign. The Company of Wolves is an undeniably dashing and much needed rescue of an old tale from a series of disempowering formulations.
KeywordsSexual Risk Sexual Violence Serial Killer Decent People Rape Culture
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