Jean Rhys Summary

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Biographies (5)

19,114 words, approx. 64 pages
Biography EssayJean Rhys claimed to have been born in 1894, but it is more probable that she was born on 24 August 1890. The daughter of Rhys Williams, a doctor, and Minna Lockhart, Ella Gwen Rhys Wil... Read more
1,902 words, approx. 7 pages
Jean Rhys (1890-1979 ) is best known for her novel, Wide Sargasso Sea, which was published in 1966 when she was 76. Rhys's life was profoundly marked by a sense of exile, loss, and alienation--dominan... Read more
8,625 words, approx. 29 pages
Jean Rhys claimed to have been born in 1894, but it is more probable that she was born on 24 August 1890. The daughter of Rhys Williams, a doctor, and Minna Lockhart, Ella Gwen Rhys Williams was born... Read more
10,141 words, approx. 34 pages
Jean Rhys is a significant writer who lived a difficult life full of personal tragedies, setbacks, and self-doubts: three marriages, the loss of her first child and the absence of her second one for l... Read more
8,934 words, approx. 30 pages
Although Jean Rhys has been recognized as an important, if not a major, figure among twentieth-century British fiction writers, this critical evaluation came only at the end of her life, long after ... Read more