Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea

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Textual notes illuminate the novel's historical background, regional references, and the non-translated Creole and French phrases necessary to fully understand this powerful story. Backgrounds includes a wealth of material on the novel's long evolution, it connections to Jane Eyre, and Rhys's biographical impressions of growing up in Dominica. Criticism introduces readers to the critical debates inspired by the novel with a Derek Walcott poem and eleven essays.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 130 x 212 x 16mm | 358.34g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, 1 map, 1 port.
  • 0393960129
  • 9780393960129
  • 112,237

About Jean Rhys

Jean Rhys (1890-1979) is the author of Good Morning, Midnight; Voyage in the Dark; After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie; Quartet; and The Collected Short Stories. 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 Fields: Women's Writing and Creole Subjectivity.show more

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