Jean Rhys' work is examined in terms of her position as woman writer, as a colonial writer and as a modernist writer. The author focuses on the alienated Rhys heroine and asks how this condition of alienation can be "read" in the female subjects which Rhys creates in her fiction.
Jean Rhys as a woman writer; Jean Rhys as a colonial writer; Jean Rhys as a modernist writer; other stories - "The Left Bank and Other Stories" and "Quartet"; "it might have been anywhere" - "After Leaving Mr Mackenzie"; "starting all over again" - "Voyage in the Dark"; "no pride, no name, no face, no country" - "Good Morning Midnight"; the madwoman comes out of the attic - "The Wide Sargasso Sea"; "there is no penny and no slot" - "Tigers Are Better Looking" and "Sleep It Off Lady".
Jean Rhys by Coral Ann Howells
Coral Ann Howells
Key Women Writers
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