Jean Rhys by Sanford V. Sternlicht

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Published by Twayne, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .

Written in English

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  • Caribbean Area,
  • West Indies,
  • England


  • Rhys, Jean -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Autobiographical fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Caribbean Area -- In literature,
  • West Indies -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-151) and index.

Book details

StatementSanford Sternlicht.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors series ;, no. 536, Twayne"s English authors series ;, TEAS 536.
LC ClassificationsPR6035.H96 Z88 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1006559M
ISBN 100805746072
LC Control Number96046388

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Jean Rhys was born in Dominica, in the Windward Islands, inof a Welsh doctor and a native-born Creole. She was sixteen when she was sent to school in England.

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Judith L. Raiskin is Associate Professor and Director of Women’s Studies at the University of Oregon. She is the author of Snow on the Cane /5(25). Aug 17,  · Jean Rhys, Good Morning, Midnight. To say that this book is about alcoholism is to discount all of the other things it is also about: poverty, depression, divorce, the death of a child.

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“Certainly, before the phrase was coined, Jean Rhys was a post-colonial writer whose work reminds us that ‘there is always another side, always.'” –Laura Fish, The Independent, July 24, *Author: Book Marks.

The first short story is “Pioneers, Oh, Pioneers,” by Jean Rhys. The author’s writing shows that there is a colonial middle-class to her story of Dominica’s white-Creole of the turn of the century.

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Considered a prequel and response to Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, the novella presents the perspective of Antoinette Cosway, the sensual Creole heiress who wound up as the “madwoman in the attic.”.

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By the ’40s, however, her work was out of fashion, too sad for a world at war. And Rhys herself was often too sad.

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