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Rhys, Jean

Overview
Works: 97 works in 1,181 publications in 29 languages and 29,394 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Love stories  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Conceptor
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 )
310 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 24 languages and held by 5,877 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
Good morning, midnight by Jean Rhys( Book )
121 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,975 libraries worldwide
Sasha Jensen is rescued from her dismal room in London where she has been drinking herself to death and returns to Paris where she is picked up by a young man. For the first time in ages, she begins to feel she is still alive, still capable of desires and emotions
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Book )
101 editions published between 1928 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
The story of a woman caught in a stranglehold between her lover and his wife. Marya Zelli finds herself dependent on the English couple that have taken her in. A strange complicity among the three entangles Marya in a bizarre sexual and psychological relationship. The situation explodes when her husband is released from prison
Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Book )
126 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 11 languages and held by 1,671 libraries worldwide
Anna Morgan, a teenage girl performing in the chorus at theaters in small English towns, tries to find happiness with Walter Jeffries, who eventually abandons her
After leaving Mr. Mackenzie by Jean Rhys( Book )
108 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
Julia Martin is in Paris and at the end of her rope. Once beautiful, she was taken care of by men. Now after being dropped by her latest lover, she visits London to see her ailing mother and meets up with her distrustful sister, Norah. This is a haunting picture of two desperate women in a desperate predicament
Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
86 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Verhalen
Jean Rhys, the complete novels by Jean Rhys( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Last novel in the collection, Wide Sargasso Sea, is a prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
The left bank & other stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
19 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Quartet by James Ivory( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 259 libraries worldwide
The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
Tales of the wide Caribbean by Jean Rhys( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Carribean writers series, 33
Smile please : an unfinished autobiography by Jean Rhys( Book )
48 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 87 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
Let them call it jazz and other stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Jean Rhys, qui êtes-vous? by Christine Jordis( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Tigers are better-looking by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Penguin modern stories I by William Sansom( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
After leaving Mr Mackenzie Jean Rhys ; read by Gretel Davis by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1930 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 24 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
Sleep it off, lady by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
My day : three pieces by Jean Rhys( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hamer, Ella Gwendolen
Lenglet, Ella Gwendolen
Rees, Ella Gwendolen
Rees Williams, Ella Gwendolen
Rhys, Jean 1894-1979
Smith, Ella Gwendolen
Williams, Ella Gwendolen Rees.
Languages
English (778)
French (89)
Spanish (63)
German (21)
Italian (18)
Danish (12)
Dutch (10)
Hungarian (6)
Chinese (6)
Turkish (5)
Swedish (5)
Catalan (4)
Finnish (3)
Basque (3)
Japanese (2)
Arabic (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Hebrew (2)
Korean (2)
Romanian (2)
Slovenian (2)
Polish (1)
Galician (1)
Czech (1)
Croatian (1)
Persian (1)
Sinhalese (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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