Additional Resources for Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

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Ramchand, Kenneth, "Wide Sargasso Sea," in Critical Perspectives on Jean Rhys, edited by Pierrette M. Frickey, Three Continents Press, 1990.

Ramchand argues that Wide Sargasso Sea truly is a West Indian novel. However, he believes that "to say a novel is West Indian is not to deny its accessibility to a non-West Indian, nor indeed to deny the validity of a non-West Indian's reading."

Sternlicht, Sanford, Jean Rhys, Twayne, 1997.

This critical biography of Jean Rhys provides information on Rhys's life as well as an analysis of each of her works. The chapter on Wide Sargasso Sea describes the novel's major themes.

Thomas, Sue, The Worlding of Jean Rhys, Greenwood Press, 1999.

In this book, Thomas explains that she "wanted to begin to understand Rhys's locations, the manner in which she situates her authorial and narrative voices politically and ethically in relation to the worlds of her fiction and...

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