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  1. Week 1 3 items
    1. For this week: In preparation for our first session, plesae bring a 500-word report on Carter's short story 'The Tiger's Bride'. This can be purely about the themes found in this story, but you may refer to other stories in the book if you wish. 

      Sharing your report during the session is not required, but please remember to hand this in to me at the end.

    2. The Bloody Chamber and other Stories - Angela Carter 1995

      Book Core Reading Reading 'The Tiger's Bride' is required, but do feel free to read as many other of the short stories in this book as you want.

  2. Week 2 3 items
    1. For this week: Watch the interview provided below and take detailed notes. We will discuss this in further detail at the start of the session.

    2. Angela Carter - Lorna Sage 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Reading

  3. Week 3 3 items
    1. For this session: Create a poster presentation on one of the three following topics:

      • Twisting the "fairytale"
      • Representations of sexuality in Carter's novels
      • Carter's life in Bristol

      Presentations should be no longer than 10 minutes long. There will be time for questions and discussion after everyone has had their turn. 

      Feel free to make your poster as colourful and imaginative as you like!

  4. Week 4 3 items
    1. For this week: In preparation for our first session, please read the required text - details provided below - and bring a 500-word essay discussing your perceived themes of Eva Monleon's work. Feel free to refer to other artists' pieces shown in the book if you wish.

      Sharing your essay during the session is encouraged but not manditory - but please remember to hand it in to me at the end.

    2. Indie craft - Jo Waterhouse 2010

      Book Core Reading

  5. Week 5 4 items
    1. For this week: Examine Jillian Tamaki's embroidery work, which you can view on her website, and discuss it in relation to this week's required reading in a 500-word essay. Again, sharing your findings is encouraged but not required. Please remember to hand in your essay at the end of the session.

      If you can, please also access Tamaki's graphic novel 'Boundless' to refer to during discussion. 

    2. The subversive stitch: embroidery and the making of the feminine - Rozsika Parker 2010

      Book Core Reading

    3. Boundless - Jillian Tamaki 30 May 2017

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase

  6. Week 6 3 items
    1. For this week: Create a poster presentation on one of the following topics:

      • Craftivism and gender politics
      • Craftivism and race
      • Craftivism and the class divide

      Presentations should be no longer than 10 minutes, and we will leave time at the end for questions and further discussion. 

      Don't be afraid to make your poster as colourful and imaginative as you like!

    2. Craftivism - Greer, Betsy 01/01/2014

      Book Core Reading