Rhys, Jean

About Jean Rhys

Biography on Jean Rhys. The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados.


Millar, Eloise. Out on her own: the lonely magic of Jean Rhys (on Wide Sargasso Sea). Guardian.co.uk, 2007 (September 24).

Wide Sargasso Sea. Penguin Reader's Group, 2000 (August 3).


Bryce, Jane. 'That is not for beke.' Global versus Local in Two Film Versions of Sargasso.A conference paper from Jean Rhys Domonica Festival and Conference, 2004.

Ciolkowski, Laura E. Navigating the 'Wide Sargasso Sea': Colonial History, English Fiction and British Empire - Novel by Author Jean Rhys. Twentieth Century Literature on Bnet, 1997 (Fall).

Hawthorne, Evelyn."Persistence of Colonial Memory": Jean Rhys's Carib Texts and Imperial Historiography.ARIEL: a Review of International English Literature Vol. 32 Number 3, 1991 (July).

Kendrick, Robert. Edward Rochester and the Margins of Masculinity in Jane Eyre and White Sargasso Sea. Papers on Language and Literature on Bnet, 1994 (Summer).

Maurel, Sylvie. Across the 'Wide Sargasso Sea': Jean Rhys's Revision of Charlotte Bronte's Eurocentric Gothic. La Clé des Langues (Lyon: ENS LYON/DGESCO), 2009 (June 23).

Morgan, Paula. A Tall Far Island Floating in Cobalt Paint: Race and Displacement in Rhys's Fiction. A conference paper from Jean Rhys Domonica Festival and Conference, 2004.

Raiskin, Judith. Jean Rhys: Creole Writing and Strategies of Reading. ARIEL: a Review of International English Literature Vol. 22 Number 4, 1991 (Oktober).

Saito, Midori. Positioning Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea in her Contemporary Carribean Counterparts. Windows on Comparative Literature, 2010.

Williams-Wanquet, Eileen. Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea: from the Meshes of the Sargasso to Subversive Countersignature. Alizés, Revue Angliciste de La Réunion No. 28, 2007 (April).

Audio and Audiovisual Material

Listen to Jean Rhys in her old age, on a radio program dealing with the theatre play "Shared Experience's After Mrs Rochester" written and directed by Polly Teale and based on the topic of  "the mad woman in the attic" (Bertha or Mrs. Rochester) and Jean Rhys' novel Wide Sargasso Sea. Reflections on the character Bertha and on Jean Rhys herself on BBC Radio 4, broadcast 22 April 2003.  

Listen to Jean Rhys interviewed by Graham Freer. Truth and sadness in fictionon on BBC Archive, first broadcast 1 September 1973.




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