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Wide Sargasso Sea

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Description: Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1966 postcolonial parallel novel by Dominica-born author Jean Rhys. Since her previous work, Good Morning, Midnight, was published in 1939, Rhys had lived in obscurity. Wide Sargasso Sea put Rhys into the limelight once more, and became her most successful novel. The novel acts as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë's famous 1847 novel Jane Eyre. It is the story of Antoinette Cosway (known as Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre), a white Creole heiress, from the time of her youth in the Caribbean to her unhappy marriage with Mr Rochester and relocation to England. Caught in an oppressive patriarchal society in which she ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Books Ltd
Release date: 30 March 1966
ISBN-10 : 0141182857 | ISBN-13: 9780141182858
Tags: Fiction (2), Racism (2), Novel (2), UK (1), 1960s (1), 1966 (1), Dominican (1), Jane Eyre (1), Parallel (1), Made Into A Film (1), 1001 Books TBR (1), Metafictional (1)
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