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Jean Rhys : life and work

Author: Carole Angier
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A critical and biographical study of the English novelist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Jean Rhys; Jean Rhys; Jean Rhys
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Angier
ISBN: 0316042633 9780316042635
OCLC Number: 23141033
Awards: Winner of Writer's Guild / Macallan Award Non-Fiction Category 1991.
Winner of Southern Arts Literature Prize 1992.
Description: xv, 762 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: Life, 1890-1927 --
Dominica, 1890-1907 --
First steps, 1907-1912 --
The interval, 1913-1919 --
John, 1919-1924 --
Ford, 1924-1927 --
Quartet --
Part two: Work, 1928-1939 --
Leslie, 1928-1930 --
After leaving Mr Mackenzie --
Leslie, 1931-1934 --
Voyage in the dark --
Leslie, 1935-1939 --
Good morning, midnight --
Part three: The lost years, 1939-1966 --
War, 1939-1945 --
Max, 1945-1957 --
The writing of Wide Sargasso Sea, 1957-1966 --
Wide Sargasso Sea --
Part four: The last years, 1966-1979 --
Life, 1966-1975 --
Death, 1976-1979 --
Jean.
Responsibility: Carole Angier.

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A biography of the British novelist Jean Rhys, author of "Quartet" and "Wide Sargasso Sea".  Read more...

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