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Wide Sargasso Sea at 50 - New Caribbean Studies (Hardback)
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Wide Sargasso Sea at 50 - New Caribbean Studies (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 18/05/2020
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This book revisits Jean Rhys's ground-breaking 1966 novel to explore its cultural and artistic influence in the areas of not only literature and literary criticism, but fashion design, visual art, and the theatre as well. Building on symposia that were held in London and New York in 2016 in honour of the novel's half-century, this collection demonstrates just how timely Rhys's insights into colonial history, sexual relations, and aesthetics continue to be. The chapters include an extensive interview with novelist Caryl Phillips, who in 2018 published a novel about Rhys's life, an account of how Wide Sargasso Sea can be read through the lens of the #MeToo Movement, a clothing line inspired by the novel, and new critical directions. As both a celebration and scholarly evaluation, the collection shows how enduring Rhys's novel is in its continuing literary influence and social commentary.

Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
ISBN: 9783030282226
Dimensions: 210 x 148 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2020

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