Most significant among those who taught her were Angela Carter
and Malcolm Bradbury
, especially the former: she had applied for this course on the strength of her reading of Carter
's The Bloody Chamber...
The first monograph on IM
was that of 1965 by A. S. Byatt
, who faulted her for the inconsistency of her fiction with her expressed philosophic views. This study provoked further academic discussion, and...