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By Edwidge Danticat (introduced by)

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9780393352566 | Reissue edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 25, 2016), cover price $14.95

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9788426417473 | Italian edition edition (Lumen Editorial, November 1, 2009), cover price $28.95

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Product Description: A groundbreaking biography of a psychologically traumatized novelist who forever changed the way we look at women in fiction. Jean Rhys (1890–1979) is best known for her 1966 novel Wide Sargasso Sea. A prequel to Jane Eyre, Rhys’s revolutionary work reimagined the story of Bertha Rochester―the misunderstood “madwoman in the attic” who was driven to insanity by cruelties beyond her control...read more

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9780393058031 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 26, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A groundbreaking biography of a psychologically traumatized novelist who forever changed the way we look at women in fiction.

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Product Description: Elaine Savory's study is a critical reading of Rhys' entire oeuvre, including the stories and autobiography, and is informed by recently released unpublished manuscripts by Rhys. Designed both for the serious scholar and those unfamiliar with Rhys' writing, Savory's book insists on the importance of a Caribbean-centered approach to Rhys, and shows how this context profoundly affects her literary style...read more

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9780521474344 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $134.99 | About this edition: Elaine Savory's study is a critical reading of Rhys' entire oeuvre, including the stories and autobiography, and is informed by recently released unpublished manuscripts by Rhys.

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9780521033619 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 12, 2007), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Elaine Savory's study is a critical reading of Rhys' entire oeuvre, including the stories and autobiography, and is informed by recently released unpublished manuscripts by Rhys.

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Product Description: This is a study of modernism, sexuality, and subjectivity in the work of two leading women modernists. Each confronted the aspects of her culture and personal history that resulted in a degraded sense of female sexuality and explored how traumatic childhood sexual experiences informed their relationship to female corporeality and fiction-writing...read more

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9781403974822 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 9, 2007, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This is a study of modernism, sexuality, and subjectivity in the work of two leading women modernists.

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For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr Mackenzie. When his cheques stop, Julia decides to leave France and return to London. Past her prime, exhausted by broken love affairs and addled by drink, Julia is tragically unable to find what she really wants - love.

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9780060135348, titled "After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie." | Harpercollins, February 1, 1973, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Julie Martin attempts to return to the bosom of her family when her last lover has deserted her

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9780141183947 | New edition (Gardners Books, August 3, 2000), cover price $20.20 | About this edition: For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr Mackenzie.
9780393315479 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1997), cover price $14.95
9780881845853 | Reprint edition (Carroll & Graf Pub, May 1, 1990), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Julie Martin attempts to return to the bosom of her family when her last lover has deserted her

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Product Description: Best known as the author of Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys continues to draw growing amounts of popular and scholarly attention. This book explores Rhys's sense of world, the cross-cultural and the international in her novels, stories, and autobiographical writing...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313310928 | Praeger Pub Text, July 30, 1999, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Best known as the author of Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys continues to draw growing amounts of popular and scholarly attention.

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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 (view table of contents)

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9780393960129 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1998, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: 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

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Product Description: While providing close readings of the texts and of their language, Sylvie Maurel examines Jean Rhys's writings through the frames of feminist criticism and literary theory. She explores the various forms of feminine dissent at work in Rhys's fiction, and Rhys is shown to develop an ethics of subversion through resistance to closure, irony, parody and her daring rewriting of Jane Eyre...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312216870 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1999, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: While providing close readings of the texts and of their language, Sylvie Maurel examines Jean Rhys's writings through the frames of feminist criticism and literary theory.

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9780333683941 | Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, October 30, 1998, cover price $39.70 | About this edition: Jean Rhys's writings are examined through the frames of feminist criticism and literary theory, providing close readings of the texts and their language.

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Product Description: Jean Rhys is an accessible and up-to-date analysis of Rhys's career. Sanford Sternlicht presents the link between Rhys's life and her work, demonstrating how the two intertwine. Beginning with a biographical and personality sketch, this book looks at some of the problems Rhys faced in her professional and personal life and how they are projected in her writing...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780805746075 | Twayne Pub, April 1, 1997, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Jean Rhys is an accessible and up-to-date analysis of Rhys's career.

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Product Description: The story of a woman on the edge caught in the stranglehold between her lover and his wife. When her husband is released from prison, the situation explodes.

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9780792721017 | Large print edition (Chivers North Amer, September 1, 1994), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Set in a superficially romantic, between-wars Paris, QUARTET is a poignant tale of a lonely woman.

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9780393315462 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1997), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The story of a woman on the edge caught in the stranglehold between her lover and his wife.
9780792721000 | Large print edition (Chivers North Amer, September 1, 1994), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Set in a superficially romantic, between-wars Paris, QUARTET is a poignant tale of a lonely woman.
9780881845389 | Reprint edition (Carroll & Graf Pub, January 1, 1990), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: When her husband is jailed, Marya Zelli seeks the friendship of a strange artistic couple
9780394713199 | Random House Inc, October 1, 1974, cover price $2.45 | About this edition: When her husband is jailed, Marya Zelli seeks the friendship of a strange artistic couple

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Product Description: Jean Rhys wrote about women and set her stories in Paris, London and the Caribbean. This is a collection of some of Rhys' earliest work as well as a representive selection of her later work.

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9780140183467 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 1, 1996), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Jean Rhys wrote about women and set her stories in Paris, London and the Caribbean.

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Product Description: As the foremost white West Indian writer of this century and author of the widely acclaimed novel Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys (1890-1979) has attracted much critical attention, most often from the perspective of gender analysis. Veronica Gregg extends our critical appreciation of Rhys by analyzing the complex relationship between Rhys's identity and the structures of her fiction, and she reveals the ways in which this relationship is connected to the history of British colonization of the West Indies...read more

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9780807821961 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: As the foremost white West Indian writer of this century and author of the widely acclaimed novel Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys (1890-1979) has attracted much critical attention, most often from the perspective of gender analysis.

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9780807845042 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: As the foremost white West Indian writer of this century and author of the widely acclaimed novel Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys (1890-1979) has attracted much critical attention, most often from the perspective of gender analysis.

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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

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9780393311464 | Reissue edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1994), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: 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

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781560549208 | Unabridged edition (G K Hall Audio Books, August 1, 1992), cover price $35.95

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