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Wide Sargasso Sea (Norton Critical Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

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 , 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.

Synopsis:

Written over the course of twenty-one years and published in 1966, , based on Charlotte Brontë's , takes place in Jamaica and Dominica in 1839-45.

About the Author

Jean Rhys is the author of Wide Sargasso Sea and other novels.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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393960129
Editor:
Raiskin, Judith
Other:
Raiskin, Judith
Editor:
Raiskin, Judith
Author:
Rhys, Jean
Author:
Raiskin, Judith L.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
British -- West Indies -- Fiction.
Subject:
British
Subject:
West Indies
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Central & South American
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 263-266.
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
270
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.2 x 0.7 in 0.6 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Written over the course of twenty-one years and published in 1966, , based on Charlotte Brontë's , takes place in Jamaica and Dominica in 1839-45.
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