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Jean Rhys

Author: Sylvie Maurel
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Series: Women writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines Jean Rhys's writings through the frames of feminist criticism and literary theory, while providing close readings of the texts and of their language. It explores the various forms of feminine dissent at work in Jean Rhys's fiction. Jean Rhys is shown to develop an ethics of subversion through resistance to closure, irony, parody and her daring rewriting of Jane Eyre. Each novel is treated as an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jean Rhys; Jean Rhys; Jean Rhys
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvie Maurel
ISBN: 0312216874 9780312216870 0333683935 9780333683934 0333683943 9780333683941
OCLC Number: 39013726
Description: x, 182 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Quartet: the 'authored woman' --
After leaving Mr Mackenzie: 'between dog and wolf' --
The ironic other --
Voyage in the dark: 'two tunes' --
Good morning midnight: 'every word I say has chains round its ankles' --
Wide Sargasso Sea: the woman's text.
Series Title: Women writers.
Responsibility: Sylvie Maurel.
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Jean Rhys' writings are examined through the frames of feminist criticism and literary theory, providing close readings of the texts and their language. Each novel is treated as a complete aesthetic  Read more...

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" Maurel offers fans of the writer intriguing views of the women populating Rhys' writing...." -- "Booklist" " At the least, this volume will give rhys a new generation of attentive readers." -- Read more...

 
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