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To the Sargasso Sea

William McPherson

To the Sargasso Sea

by William McPherson

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Simon and Schuster, 1987.

Statementa novel by William McPherson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.C395
The Physical Object
Pagination461p. ;
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16800364M
ISBN 100434407666

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Genre/Form: Fiction Historical fiction Love stories: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Rhys, Jean. Wide Sargasso Sea. New York: W.W. Norton, © Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, , W. W. Norton edition, Paperback in English - Movie Tie-In Edition (1)5/5(3).


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In the Sargasso Sea is a children's novel written in by Thomas Allibone Janvier. Recently, Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints has re-issued the book.

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The Sargasso Sea setting is unique in "castaway" type novels. Yes, the language is of the 's, when it was written, but that just adds to the flavor/5(38). Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys - review 'The writing seemed to become muddled - just like Antoinette's mind' Dannii.

this book was on my must-read list. I love Jane Eyre and the way it is. That book became Wide Sargasso Sea but it wasn’t untilafter many years of drafting and redrafting, that it was released. Rhys was 76 and hadn’t published anything in 27 years.

Wide Sargasso Sea is not just a great novel, it is many brilliant books in one. Multi-layered and complex, Jean Rhys's prelude to Jane Eyre vividly illustrates how accounts and understanding. A book for the beach: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Kicking off a season of summer holiday reading selected by Guardian writers and readers, a heatstruck prequel to Author: Claire Armitstead.

Jean Rhys published her novel in "Wide Sargasso Sea" tells the story of Antoinette Cosway who is also, known under the name of Bertha, a character of Charlotte Brontë's novel "Jane Eyre". In "Wide Sargasso Sea" Rhys is giving Bertha/ Antoinette a story and a.

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Wide Sargasso Sea also alters the historical setting of Jane Eyre by pushing the chronology up almost thirty years later in order to take advantage of another foundational moment in Jamaican history, the abolition of slavery in Setting the novel during this tumultuous period enables Rhys to situate the figure of the white Creole woman in.

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys is the last work by this Dominican-British author. Considered a prequel and response to Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, the novella presents the perspective of Antoinette Cosway, the sensual Creole heiress who wound up as the “madwoman in the attic.”.

When Wide Sargasso Sea was published inRhys had all but disappeared from the literary scene; her. Wide Sargasso Sea begins in Jamaica after the Emancipation Act ofunder which Britain outlawed slavery in all its colonies.

The first part of the novella is told from the point-of-view of Antoinette Cosway, a young white girl whose father, a hated former slaveholder, has died and left his wife and children in. Wide Sargasso Sea is very in-your-face about the fact that it's tackling one of the classics of Victorian fiction, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.

Its language is loaded with allusions to everything from the Bible on up to Thomas De Quincey's Confessions of an Opium Eater, peppered with a few popular Caribbean and music hall songs.Named after Sargassum, a species of seaweed that covers the area ’s waters, the Sargasso Sea is the only sea without shores or coastlines.

Instead of being bounded by land, it is defined by four Author: Lew Blank.Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys; 44 editions; First published in ; Subjects: stream of consciousness, Creoles, postcolonial literature, race, colonialism, feminist.