Jean Rhys at "World's End": Novels of Colonial and Sexual Exile

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The Caribbean Islands have long been an uneasy meeting place among indigenous peoples, white European colonists, and black slave populations. Tense oppositions in Caribbean culture--colonial vs. native, white vs. black, male conqueror vs. female subject--supply powerful themes and spark complex narrative experiments in the fiction of Dominica-born novelist Jean Rhys. In this pathfinding study, Mary Lou Emery focuses on Rhys's handling of these oppositions, using a Caribbean cultural perspective to replace the mainly ...

Jean Rhys at "World's End": Novels of Colonial and Sexual Exile 2011, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292735651

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Jean Rhys at "World's End": Novels of Colonial and Sexual Exile 1990, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292711266

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