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Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1977
ISBN : 9780393352566
File Size : 55,9 Mb
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Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life.

Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 1992
ISBN : 9780393308808
File Size : 29,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life

Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1977
ISBN : 9780393352566
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life.

Wide Sargasso Sea at 50

Wide Sargasso Sea at 50 Book
Author : Elaine Savory,Erica L. Johnson
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-11-03
ISBN : 3030282236
File Size : 22,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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This book revisits Jean Rhys’s ground-breaking 1966 novel to explore its cultural and artistic influence in the areas of not only literature and literary criticism, but fashion design, visual art, and the theatre as well. Building on symposia that were held in London and New York in 2016 in honour of the novel’s half-century, this collection demonstrates just how timely Rhys’s insights into colonial history, sexual relations, and aesthetics continue to be. The chapters include an extensive interview with novelist Caryl Phillips, who in 2018 published a novel about Rhys’s life, an account of how Wide Sargasso Sea can be read through the lens of the #MeToo Movement, a clothing line inspired by the novel, and new critical directions. As both a celebration and scholarly evaluation, the collection shows how enduring Rhys’s novel is in its continuing literary influence and social commentary.

Jane Eyre Seasons Edition Summer

Jane Eyre  Seasons Edition    Summer  Book
Author : Charlotte Bronte
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2020-06-09
ISBN : 9780785234531
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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A fine exclusive edition of one of literature's most beloved stories. Featuring a laser-cut jacket on a textured book with foil stamping, all titles in this series will be first editions. No more than 10,000 copies will be printed, and each will be individually numbered from 1 to 10,000. It was quiet at the other end of the house; but I knew my way; and the light of the unclouded summer moon, entering here and there at passage windows, enabled me to find it without difficulty. Throughout the hardships of her childhood, Jane Eyre clings to a sense of self-worth, despite the maltreatment from those close to her. At the age of eighteen, sick of her narrow existence, Jane seeks work as a governess. The monotony of her new life at Thornfield Hall is derailed by the arrival of her peculiar and volatile employer, Mr. Rochester. A flagship of Victorian fiction, Jane Eyre intrigues readers through the vigorous courage of Jane's voice, a forceful depiction of childhood injustice, an unflinching examination of the restraints placed upon women, and a worthy exploration into the complexities of both faith and passion. Jane Eyre (Seasons Edition--Summer) is one of four titles available in June 2020. The summer season also will include The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Persuasion, and The Wonderland Collection.

Morning in the Burned House

Morning in the Burned House Book
Author : Margaret Atwood
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2015-07-28
ISBN : 0547525753
File Size : 48,6 Mb
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These beautifully crafted poems - by turns dark, playful, intensely moving, tender, and intimate - make up Margaret Atwood's most accomplished and versatile gathering to date, " setting foot on the middle ground / between body and word." Some draw on history, some on myth, both classical and popular. Others, more personal, concern themselves with love, with the fragility of the natural world, and with death, especially in the elegiac series of meditations on the death of a parent. But they also inhabit a contemporary landscape haunted by images of the past. Generous, searing, compassionate, and disturbing, this poetry rises out of human experience to seek a level between luminous memory and the realities of the everyday, between the capacity to inflict and the strength to forgive.

Penguin Essentials Wide Sargasso Sea

Penguin Essentials Wide Sargasso Sea Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2011-05-24
ISBN : 0241951550
File Size : 25,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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One of the BBC's '100 Novels that Shaped the World' Jean Rhys's spell-binding novel Wide Sargasso Sea, inspired by Jane Eyre and winner the Royal Society of Literature Award is beautifully repackaged as part of the Penguin Essentials range. 'There is no looking glass here and I don't know what I am like now... Now they have taken everything away. What am I doing in this place and who am I?' If Antoinette Cosway, a spirited Creole heiress, could have foreseen the terrible future that awaited her, she would not have married the young Englishman. Initially drawn to her beauty and sensuality, he becomes increasingly frustrated by his inability to reach into her soul. He forces Antoinette to conform to his rigid Victorian ideals, unaware that in taking away her identity he is destroying a part of himself as well as pushing her towards madness. Set against the lush backdrop of 1830s Jamaica, Jean Rhys's powerful, haunting masterpiece was inspired by her fascination with the first Mrs Rochester, the mad wife in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre. 'Compelling, painful and exquisite' Guardian 'Brilliant. A tale of dislocation and dispossession, which Rhys writes with a kind of romantic cynicism, desperate and pungent' The Times 'Rhys turns a menacing cipher into a grieving, plausible young woman, and one whose story says whole worlds about global mixtures, about the misunderstandings between the colonized, the colonizers and the people who can't easily say which they are' Time Jean Rhys was born in Dominica in 1890, the daughter of a Welsh doctor and a white Creole mother, and came to England when she was sixteen. Her first book, a collection of stories called The Left Bank, was published in 1927. This was followed by Quartet (originally Postures, 1928), After Leaving Mr Mackenzie (1930), Voyage in the Dark (1934) and Good Morning, Midnight (1939). None of these books was particularly successful and with the outbreak of war they went out of print. Jean Rhys dropped from sight until nearly twenty years later she was discovered living reclusively in Cornwall. During those years she had accumulated the stories collected in Tigers are Better-Looking. In 1966 she made a sensational reappearance with Wide Sargasso Sea, which won the Royal Society of Literature Award and the W. H. Smith Award. Her final collection of stories, Sleep It Off Lady, appeared in 1976 and Smile Please, her unfinished autobiography, was published posthumously in 1979. Jean Rhys died in 1979.

Claire of the Sea Light

Claire of the Sea Light Book
Author : Edwidge Danticat
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2013-08-27
ISBN : 0385349688
File Size : 34,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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From the national bestselling author of Brother, I’m Dying and The Dew Breaker: a “fiercely beautiful” novel (Los Angeles Times) that brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. Just as her father makes the wrenching decision to send her away for a chance at a better life, Claire Limyè Lanmè—Claire of the Sea Light—suddenly disappears. As the people of the Haitian seaside community of Ville Rose search for her, painful secrets, haunting memories, and startling truths are unearthed. In this stunning novel about intertwined lives, Edwidge Danticat crafts a tightly woven, breathtaking tapestry that explores the mysterious bonds we share—with the natural world and with one another.

The Cambridge Introduction to Jean Rhys

The Cambridge Introduction to Jean Rhys Book
Author : Elaine Savory
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2009-04-02
ISBN : 0521873665
File Size : 31,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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A student-friendly guide to the life, work, context and reception of the author of Wide Sargasso Sea.

Dinosaurs on Other Planets

Dinosaurs on Other Planets Book
Author : Danielle McLaughlin
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016
ISBN : 0812998421
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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"In a raw seacoast cabin, a young woman watches her boyfriend go out with his brother, late one night, on a mysterious job she realizes she isn t supposed to know about. A man gets a call at work from his sister-in-law, saying that his wife and his daughter never made it to nursery school that day. A mother learns that her teenage daughter has told a teacher about problems in her parents marriage that were meant to be private problems the mother herself tries to ignore. McLaughlin conveys these characters so vividly that readers will feel they are experiencing real life. Often the stories turn on a single, fantastic moment of clarity after which nothing can be the same."--

Reading the Novel in English 1950 2000

Reading the Novel in English 1950   2000 Book
Author : Brian W. Shaffer
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-02-09
ISBN : 1405148802
File Size : 21,6 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Written in clear, jargon-free prose, this introductory text charts the variety of novel writing in English in the second half of the twentieth century. An engaging introduction to the English-language novel from 1950-2000 (exclusive of the US). Provides students both with strategies for interpretation and with fresh readings of selected seminal texts. Maps out the most important contexts and concepts for understanding this fiction. Features readings of ten influential English-language novels including Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Remains of the Day and Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.

Penguin Student Edition Wide Sargasso Sea

Penguin Student Edition Wide Sargasso Sea Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2001-05
ISBN : 0987650XXX
File Size : 33,6 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Antoinette Cosway is a Creole heiress living in Jamaica, who meets and marries a young Englishman, Mr Rochester. Taken from the vibrant, sensual Caribbean landscape to England, Antoinette finds herself the centre of disturbing rumours which gradually posion her husband's mind against her.

Modern Classics Wide Sargasso Sea

Modern Classics Wide Sargasso Sea Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2000-08-29
ISBN : 0141185422
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' 'Rhys took one of the works of genius of the 19th Century and turned it inside-out to create one of the works of genius of the 20th Century' Michele Roberts Jean Rhys's masterpiece tells the story of Jane Eyre's 'madwoman in the attic', Bertha Rochester. Born into the oppressive, colonialist society of 1930s Jamaica, white Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent beauty and sensuality. After their marriage, however, disturbing rumours begin to circulate which poison her husband against her. Caught between his demands and her own precarious sense of belonging, Antoinette is inexorably driven towards madness, and her husband into the arms of another novel's heroine. This classic study of betrayal, a seminal work of postcolonial literature, is Jean Rhys's brief, beautiful masterpiece. Edited with an introduction and notes by Angela Smith

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys as a postcolonial response to Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

 Wide Sargasso Sea  by Jean Rhys as a postcolonial response to  Jane Eyre  by Charlotte Bronte Book
Author : Malgorzata Swietlik
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2011-04-18
ISBN : 3640896262
File Size : 23,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys as a postcolonial response to Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Book PDF/Epub Download

Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,00, University of Koblenz-Landau (Anglistik), course: Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures, language: English, abstract: Wide Sargasso Sea is one of the best-known literary postcolonial replies to the writing of Charlotte Bronte and a brilliant deconstruction of what is known as the author's "worlding" in Jane Eyre. The novel written by Jean Rhys tells the story of Jane Eyre's protagonist, Edward Rochester. The plot takes place in West Indies where Rochester met his first wife, Bertha Antoinette Mason. Wide Sargasso Sea influences the common reading and understanding of the matrix novel, as it rewrites crucial parts of Jane Eyre. The heroine in Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea, Antoinette Cosway, is created out of demonic and bestialic Bertha Mason from Jane Eyre. Rhys's great achievement in her re-writing of the Bronte's text is her creation of a double to the madwoman from Jane Eyre. The heroine of Wide Sargasso Sea, the beautiful Antoinette Cosway, heiress of the post-emancipation fortune is created out of the demonc and bestialic Bertha Mason. The author transforms the first Mrs Rochester into an individual figure whose madness is caused by imperialistic and patriarchal oppression The vision of Bertha/Antoinette as an insane offspring from a family plagued by madness is no longer plausible to the reader. In this essay I would like to focus the factors which led to the madness of the protagonist. Although Bertha Mason and Jane Eyre seem to be enemies and contradictory characters in the Victorian novel, many critics find several similarities between the two heroines, their life and finally between Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea. Seeing Jane Eyre and Antoinette Cosway as sisters and doubles is very popular with some critics who dealt with the works of Charlotte Bronte and Jean Rhys. Nevertheless, I would like to focus in this essay on Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's criticism on viewing and interpreting the two heroines. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in her essay "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism" values also Jean Rhys for telling the story of Bertha Mason through the Creole perspective, but she criticises the author for marginalising the native inhabitants of West Indies.

The Postcolonial Rewriting of Colonial Stories

The Postcolonial Rewriting of Colonial Stories Book
Author : Christina Münzner
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2011-10
ISBN : 3656041261
File Size : 29,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Leipzig (Institut für Anglistik), language: English, abstract: Charlotte Brontë's novel Jane Eyre was first published in 1847 in London, at a time when British Colonialism was growing increasingly important for both the provision of cheap labour and new markets abroad. The resulting wealth was crucial for Britain's economic rise and rendered possible the Industrial Revolution as well as an increased amount of political and military power over large parts of the world. Many critics have investigated Jane Eyre in feminist or marxist terms, the former because of Jane's astonishing female individuality for the time, and the latter because of the social mobility shown in the novel (Loomba 2005: 74). But since Charlotte Brontë lived during a time when the British Empire was at its peak, her writing was certainly influenced by a colonial belief system which is also present throughout Jane Eyre. [...] Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys picks up on that notion of the silenced mad woman locked in the attic of an old English manor. Although written in 1966, the novel is widely acknowledged as Jane Eyre's prequel and puts more emphasis on Antoinette's (as named by Rhys) life before she became the wife of a man who is never actually named but is usually identified as Edward Rochester and will be referred to as such in the course of this work. Since the plot of Wide Sargasso Sea starts in Jamaica a few years after the Emancipation Act of 1833, it is historically set in approximately the same time frame as Brontë's text but provides the reader with a much more conscious depiction of colonialist practices and thought. [...] The purpose of this thesis is to examine in which aspects Wide Sargasso Sea can be declared a rewriting of Jane Eyre and what features and characteristics allow the former to stand on its own as a novel. A selection of postcolonial th

The Sense and Sensibility of Madness

The Sense and Sensibility of Madness Book
Author : Doreen Bauschke,Anna Klambauer
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2018-11-05
ISBN : 9004382380
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This volume explores the sense and sensibility of madness in literature and the arts. As madwomen and madmen venture into unchartered or prohibited terrain, they disrupt normalcy. Yet, they may also unleash the liberatory and transformative potential of unrestrained madness.

Jean Rhys s Historical Imagination

Jean Rhys s Historical Imagination Book
Author : Veronica Marie Gregg
Publisher : UNC Press Books
Release : 2017-11-01
ISBN : 1469617358
File Size : 42,7 Mb
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Jean Rhys s Historical Imagination Book PDF/Epub Download

As the foremost white West Indian writer of this century and author of the widely acclaimed novel Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys (1890-1979) has attracted much critical attention, most often from the perspective of gender analysis. Veronica Gregg extends our critical appreciation of Rhys by analyzing the complex relationship between Rhys's identity and the structures of her fiction, and she reveals the ways in which this relationship is connected to the history of British colonization of the West Indies. Gregg focuses on Rhys as a writer--a Creole woman analyzing the question of identity through literary investigations of race, gender, and colonialism. Arguing that history itself can be a site where different narratives collide and compete, she explores Rhys's rewriting of the historical discourses of the West Indies and of European canonical texts, such as Rhys's treatment of Jane Eyre in Wide Sargasso Sea. Gregg's analysis also reveals the precision with which Rhys crafted her work and her preoccupation with writing as performance.

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Book Analysis

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys  Book Analysis  Book
Author : Bright Summaries
Publisher : BrightSummaries.com
Release : 2018-12-13
ISBN : 2808012268
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Book Analysis Book PDF/Epub Download

Unlock the more straightforward side of Wide Sargasso Sea with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, which was inspired by Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and tells the story of the most frequently overlooked character in that novel: Bertha Mason, the infamous “madwoman in the attic”. Rhys’s novel takes the reader back to Bertha’s childhood in the Caribbean, when she was known by the name Antoinette Cosway, and explores how her status as an outcast, her unhappy marriage and the pernicious influence of rumour and slander eventually transform her from a quiet child into the deranged character from Brontë’s novel. Wide Sargasso Sea was the last novel published by Jean Rhys prior to her death in 1979, and is generally considered her masterpiece. It was also partially influenced by Rhys’s own childhood in the Caribbean. Find out everything you need to know about Wide Sargasso Sea in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: •A complete plot summary •Character studies •Key themes and symbols •Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Smile Please

Smile Please Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016-11-03
ISBN : 9780141984544
File Size : 38,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Download Smile Please book written by Jean Rhys and published by with total hardcover pages . Available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, read book directly with any devices anywhere and anytime.

Good Morning Midnight

Good Morning  Midnight Book
Author : Jean Rhys
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Release : 2020-01-07
ISBN : 9780393357806
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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The last of the four novels Jean Rhys wrote in interwar Paris, Good Morning, Midnight is the culmination of a searing literary arc, which established Rhys as an astute observer of human tragedy. Her everywoman heroine, Sasha, must confront the loves-- and losses-- of her past in this mesmerizing and formally daring psychological portrait.

The House at the Edge of the World

The House at the Edge of the World Book
Author : Julia Rochester
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2015-06-04
ISBN : 0241971705
File Size : 27,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2016 Part mystery, part psychological drama, Julia Rochester's The House at the Edge of the World is a darkly comic, unorthodox and thrilling debut When I was eighteen, my father fell off a cliff. It was a stupid way to die. John Venton's drunken fall from a Devon cliff leaves his family with an embarrassing ghost. His twin children, Morwenna and Corwin, flee in separate directions to take up their adult lives. Their mother, enraged by years of unhappy marriage, embraces merry widowhood. Only their grandfather finds solace in the crumbling family house, endlessly painting their story onto a large canvas map. His brightly coloured map, with its tiny pictures of shipwrecks, forgotten houses, saints and devils, is a work of his imagination, a collection of local myths and histories. But it holds a secret. As the twins are drawn grudgingly back to the house, they discover that their father's absence is part of the map's mysterious pull. The House at the Edge of the World is the compellingly told story of how family and home can be both a source of comfort and a wholly destructive force. Cutting to the undignified half-truths every family conceals, it asks the questions we all must confront: who are we responsible for and, ultimately, who do we belong to? 'A story that carries you along - clever plotting and a startling outcome. An impressive first novel' Penelope Lively 'Wonderfully crisp and funny and it's so full of vivid, surprising images that the reader almost doesn't notice the moment that deep secrets begin to be revealed' Emma Healey, author of Elizabeth is Missing Julia Rochester grew up on the Exe Estuary in Devon. She studied in London, Berlin and Cambridge and has worked for the BBC Portuguese Service and for Amnesty International as Researcher on Brazil. She lives in London with her husband and daughter.