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Wide Sargasso Sea (Norton Critical Edition)
Wide Sargasso Sea - Norton Critical Edition
Author: Jean Rhys
Jean Rhys, a native of Dominica, wrote Wide Sargasso Sea as a revision of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, focusing her novel on Bertha, the Jamaican madwoman locked in the attic of the British manor house. Written over the course of twenty-one years and published in 1966, Wide Sargasso Sea was immediately recognized as a central novel for those in...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393960129
ISBN-10: 0393960129
Publication Date: 11/19/1998
Pages: 270
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
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Very scholarly version of what could be a quick and interesting prequel. If you enjoy literary criticism, you will like this edition. The footnotes were distracting for me although it is nice to know the details of how it was written.