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Rhys, Jean

Works: 175 works in 1,338 publications in 18 languages and 42,943 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6035.H96, 823.912
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Book )
265 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 5,703 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. Inspired by, but independent of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, the author tells the story of the childhood and marriage of the first Mrs. Rochester, the West Indian Creole heiress who went insane in a haunting, intense, and tragic tropical world
Good morning, midnight by Jean Rhys( Book )
87 editions published between 1939 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,819 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 )
92 editions published between 1928 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,791 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 )
102 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,599 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 )
94 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,555 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
Sleep it off, lady : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
46 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
The collected short stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
Contains 36 stories including: Illusion--A spiritualist--From a French prison--In a cafe--Tout Montparnasse and a lady--Mannequin--(etc.)
Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )
75 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
Jean Rhys, the complete novels by Jean Rhys( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 747 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 )
18 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Jean Rhys letters, 1931-1966 by Jean Rhys( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Quartet by James Ivory( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 258 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 203 libraries worldwide
Carribean writers series, 33
My day : three pieces by Jean Rhys( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
The early novels by Jean Rhys( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Smile please : an unfinished autobiography by Jean Rhys( Book )
41 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Bonjour minuit by Jean Rhys( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in French and English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Sasha Jansen, 40 ans, de retour à Paris où elle a connu le grand amour vingt ans plus tôt, y accueille avec plaisir _ son existence ne s'étant guère améliorée depuis ces années-là _ les rencontres que lui offre le Montparnasse d'avant-guerre. Ainsi, ce jeune homme rencontré au Dôme, qu'elle surnomme "le gigolo" et qui la prend pour une riche Anglaise à cause de son manteau de fourrure
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 91 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 76 libraries worldwide
Wide Sargasso Sea ( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Jamaica 1838, net na de afschaffing van de slavernij, wordt een huwelijk gearrangeerd tussen de creoolse erfgename Antoinette Cosway en de jonge Engelsman Edward Rochester. Nadat het huwelijk is voltrokken duiken er verontrustende geruchten op over Antoinette's familiegeschiedenis
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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.
English (815)
French (59)
Spanish (58)
Italian (18)
German (5)
Danish (4)
Catalan (4)
Chinese (3)
Basque (3)
Turkish (3)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Slovenian (2)
Swedish (2)
Polish (1)
Galician (1)
Korean (1)
Finnish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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