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Jean Rhys

Novelist (24-Aug-1890 — 14-May-1979)


Carole Angier. Jean Rhys: Life and Work. Andre Deutsch. 1990. 762pp.

Todd K. Bender. Literary Impressionism in Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, Joseph Conrad, and Charlotte Brontė. Taylor & Francis. 1997. 166pp.

Helen Carr. Jean Rhys. Northcote House. 2004. 128pp.

Arnold E. Davidson. Jean Rhys. Ungar. 1985. 165pp.

Mary Lou Emery. Jean Rhys at "World's End": Novels of Colonial and Sexual Exile. University of Texas Press. 1990. 219pp.

Pierrette Frickey (editor). Critical Perspectives on Jean Rhys. Washington, DC: Three Continents Press. 1990. 235pp.

Judith Kegan Gardiner. Rhys, Stead, Lessing and the Politics of Empathy. Indiana University Press. 1989. 186pp.

Veronica Marie Gregg. Jean Rhys's Historical Imagination: Reading and Writing the Creole. UNC Press. 1995. 228pp.

Nancy R. Harrison. Jean Rhys and the Novel as Women's Text. UNC Press. 1988. 289pp.

Coral Ann Howells. Jean Rhys. St. Martin's Press. 1991. 171pp.

Louis James. Jean Rhys. Longman. 1978. 74pp.

Erica L. Johnson. Home, Maison, Casa: The Politics of Location in Works by Jean Rhys, Marguerite Duras, and Erminia Dell'Oro. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2003. 264pp.

Deborah Kelly Kloepfer. The Unspeakable Mother, Forbidden Discourse in Jean Rhys and H.D.. Cornell University Press. 1989. 191pp.

Delia Caparoso Konzett. Ethnic Modernisms: Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Rhys, and the Aesthetics of Dislocation. Macmillan. 2002. 256pp.

Cheryl Alexander Malcolm; David Malcolm. Jean Rhys: A Study of the Short Fiction. Prentice Hall. 1996. 144pp.

Sylvie Maurel. Jean Rhys. Macmillan. 1998. 182pp.

Elgin W. Mellown. Jean Rhys: A Descriptive and Annotated Bibliography of Works and Criticism. Garland. 1984. 218pp.

Helen Nebeker. Jean Rhys: Woman in Passage: A Critical Study of the Novels of Jean Rhys. Eden Press Women's Publications. 1981. 223pp.

Teresa F. O'Connor. Jean Rhys: The West Indian Novels. New York University Press. 1986. 247pp.

Carl Plasa (editor). Jean Rhys: Wide Sargasso Sea: A Reader's Guide to Essential Criticism. Palgrave Macmillan. 2001. 176pp.

Jean Rhys. Smile Please: An Unfinished Autobiography. Andre Deutsch. 1979. 173pp.

Elaine Savory. Jean Rhys. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 306pp.

Anne B. Simpson. Territories of the Psyche: The Fiction of Jean Rhys. Palgrave Macmillan. 2005. 168pp.

Thomas F. Staley. Jean Rhys: A Critical Study. University of Texas Press. 1979. 140pp.

Sanford Sternlicht. Jean Rhys. Twayne. 1997. 155pp.

Sue Thomas. The Worlding of Jean Rhys. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1999. 220pp.

Peter Wolfe. Jean Rhys. Twayne. 1980. 186pp.

Francis Wyndham; Diana Melly (editors). The Letters of Jean Rhys. Viking Press. 1984. 315pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1234)

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.640)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.199)

  8. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1061-64)

  9. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.364-67)

  10. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1206-07)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.867)

  12. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.593)

  13. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.391)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.421)

  15. Third World Women's Literatures (pp.258-60)

  16. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.896)

  17. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.441)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.24)

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