"Like in a Looking-Glass": History and Narrative in Wide Sargasso Sea

Erwin, Lee
January 1989
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter1989, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the book "Wide Sargasso Sea," by Jean Rhys. Views of literary critic Elizabeth Nunez-Harrell on the book as a response to nationalism in the West Indies during the 1950s and 1960s; Racial issues addressed by the novel; Information on the origin of racial hatred; Discussion of the racial conflicts involving the emancipation of slaves in British colonies in 1833.


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