Wide Sargasso Sea

by Jean Rhys

Book Info

Author Jean Rhys
Year 1966

Book Description

No. of Mentions: 12

Year of publication: 1966 (Andre Deutsch)

Author Birthplace: Dominica 

Residence: UK

Genre: Fiction

Summary: Otherness, ostracism, colonial turmoil, race and the often incomprehensible layers of feminism – Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea imagines a trajectory to Bertha, the ‘mad’ wife of Mr. Rochester in Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre on grounds that go directly to the West Indian heart.