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The Worlding of Jean Rhys: (Contributions to the Study of World Literature)

 
 
 
 
The Worlding of Jean Rhys: (Contributions to the Study of World Literature)
Author: Sue Thomas
ISBN 13: 9780313310928
ISBN 10: 313310920
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 1999-07-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 240
List Price: $84.00
 
 

Situates Rhys's authorial and narrative voices politically and ethically in relation to the historical worlds of her fiction and autobiographical writing.

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Thomas (English, La Trobe U.) presents new and revised essays on topics such as Rhys' representations of white Creole culture and Dominica in relation to Dominican journalism published between 1880 and 1907; mental seduction and repressed memories in "Mr. Howard"; forms of prostitution in "Triple Sec," , and ; the equivoice of Caribbean Patois and song; the frigid or sexless woman in ; and Christophine (reputed Obeah woman in ) and the Obeah Act of 1904. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)