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Makings of a Madwoman: Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys wrote Wide Sargasso Sea as the prequel to Charlotte Brönte’s novel Jane Eyre, from the perspective of the madwoman Bertha. WSS is the tale of Antoinette Cosway, a young girl in 1830s Jamaica and the circumstances which drive her … Continue reading

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