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Rhys, Jean

Overview
Works: 106 works in 302 publications in 5 languages and 4,938 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Domestic fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6035.H96, 823.912
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Publications about Jean Rhys
Publications by Jean Rhys
Publications by Jean Rhys, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Book )
51 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 670 libraries worldwide
This is Jean Rhys' powerful and compassionate story of the first Mrs Rochester, haunted by her brother's death and the madness of her mother, she is trapped in a marriage with a man who wants to take her away from Jamaica to England
Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Book )
19 editions published between 1934 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Anna, 18 and independent both by circumstance and by character, has exchanged the West Indian island of her childhood for the cold, grey island of England, with its narrow streets and narrow rules. She comes to understand a world where people offer you no help unless there's something they want
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Book )
18 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 165 libraries worldwide
In interwar Paris, Marya is trying to make something of of her life. Alone, her Polish husband in prison, she has been taken up by an English couple who slowly overwhelm her with their passions. The novel was originally published in 1928, under the title"Postures."
The early novels by Jean Rhys( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Story of a young woman in the Caribbean whose family's past will be used against her by her cold-hearted and prideful husband, Rochester
Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank by Jean Rhys( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Smile, please by Jean Rhys( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Meng hui zao hai by Rui Si( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Jean Rhys, the collected short stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Ann Morgan, at the age of eighteen, has left her beloved West Indian island after her father's death and arrived in England, where she can't get used to the cold. Abandoned by her stepmother to earn her own living, she becomes a chorus girl and tours small towns all over the country, eventually drifting into the demi-monde of 1914 London, where she gradually realises that life will never be free and easy again. Alone and vulnerable, a long way from home and with no sense of direction, Anna is forced by circumstances to depend on men for her survival
Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
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After leaving Mr Mackenzie by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1930 and 1998 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The story of Julia's ten-day visit includes some of Jean Rhys's most sensitive and poignant writing. Once lovely, now exhausted by broken love-affairs and too much drink, Julia knows that the odds are against her. Lovers old, lovers new - none can offer what she really wants. Nor can her bitter martyred sister or her paralysed mother, now on the threshold of death. For what Julia wants is expensive. She wants love
Tigers are better-looking by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Después de dejar al señor Mackenzie by Jean Rhys( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Wide Sargasso Sea : backgrounds, criticism by Jean Rhys( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life; accompanied by notes and criticism
L'Ampla mar dels Sargassos by Jean Rhys( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Catalan and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Marya met Monsieur Stephan Zelli during a period of unemployment in London, just when she was becoming afraid of growing old. He told her he was of Polish nationality, that he lived in Paris, that he considered her beautiful, and wished to marry her. Unaware of all the things he hadn't told her, Marya thought that her problems would soon be over. Instead they were about to begin
Souriez, s'il vous plait : une autobiographie inachevée by Jean Rhys( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Sleep it off, lady by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Zestien korte verhalen
Quartet by James Ivory( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Marya et Stephan, jeune couple bohême, vivent dans l'insouciance du Montparnasse des années 20. Jusqu'au jour où Stephan se fait arrêter pour recel d'oeuvres d'art. Marya est alors recueillie par un couple de mécènes anglais, bien connu des milieux artistiques
 
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Alternative Names
Rees Williams, Ella Gwendolen
Rees Williams, Ella Gwendolen 1908-1979
Rhys, Jean 1894-1979
Williams, Ella Gwendolen Rees.
리스, 진 1894-1979
리이스, 지인 1894-1979
Languages
English (173)
Spanish (18)
French (9)
Catalan (4)
Chinese (1)
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