- Origanal reception was contrasting
- "i am all for putting new wine into old bottles, especially if the pressure of the new wine makes them explode!" - Angela Carter
- "Lambhood and tigerishness can be found in either gender" - Margaret Atwood
- "the gothic retains a singular moral function, that of provoking unease" - Angela Carter
- "can a bird sing only the song it knows or can it learn to sing a new song?"
- Angela Carter made it clear that "My intention was not to do versions or, as the…