WorldCat Identities

Rhys, Jean

Works: 399 works in 1,563 publications in 14 languages and 39,967 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Novels  Historical fiction  Musical settings  Romance fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Translator, Contributor, Conceptor, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6035.H96, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Jean Rhys
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Most widely held works by Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Book )

262 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 5,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life. Inspired by, but independent of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, the author tells the story of the childhood and marriage of the first Mrs. Rochester, the West Indian Creole heiress who went insane in a haunting, intense, and tragic tropical world
Good morning, midnight by Jean Rhys( Book )

128 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sasha Jensen is rescued from her dismal room in London where she has been drinking herself to death and returns to Paris where she is picked up by a young man. For the first time in ages, she begins to feel she is still alive, still capable of desires and emotions
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Book )

92 editions published between 1929 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman caught in a stranglehold between her lover and his wife. Marya Zelli finds herself dependent on the English couple that have taken her in. A strange complicity among the three entangles Marya in a bizarre sexual and psychological relationship. The situation explodes when her husband is released from prison
After leaving Mr Mackenzie / Jean Rhys by Jean Rhys( Book )

102 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Martin is at the end of her rope in Paris. Once beautiful, she was taken care of by men. Now after leaving her lover, she is running out of luck. A visit to London to see her ailing mother and distrustful sister bring her stark life into full focus
Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Morgan, a teenage girl performing in the chorus at theaters in small English towns, tries to find happiness with Walter Jeffries, who eventually abandons her
Sleep it off, lady : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

52 editions published between 1919 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen stories which include two in Dominica, the West Indian island where the author was born and three about growing old
Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

50 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Rhys, the complete novels by Jean Rhys( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last novel in the collection, Wide Sargasso Sea, is a prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
The left bank & other stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Jean Rhys by Jean Rhys( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
Memories of morning: night ; Some marches on a ground ; Cello concerto by Gordon Crosse( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage dans les ténèbres; roman, traduit de l'anglais par René Dailie by Jean Rhys( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in French and English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition originale en langue anglaise, 1934. La vie difficile et même misérable d'une actrice de revues théâtrales (genre ##La valse bleue##) qui a quitté ses Antilles natales pour tenter sa chance en Angleterre. De désillusions en déboires, le dernier spectacle qu'elle aura à offrir sera celui de son corps à des inconnus
Let them call it jazz and other stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of morning: night. A monodrama for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Gordon Crosse( )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Rhys, qui êtes-vous? by Christine Jordis( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Tigres sont plus beaux à voir : [nouvelles] by Jean Rhys( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smile please : an unfinished autobiography by Jean Rhys( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postures by Jean Rhys( Book )

10 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il ne faut pas tirer les oiseaux au repos : nouvelles by Jean Rhys( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.03 for Narrating ... to 0.86 for Jean Rhys, ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Wide Sargasso Sea
Alternative Names
Hamer, Ella Gwendolen

Jean Rhys dominicanische Schriftstellerin

Jean Rhys écrivaine britannique

Jean Rhys schrijfster uit Dominica (1890-1979)

Jean Rhys scrittrice britannica

Lenglet, Ella Gwendolen

Rees, Ella Gwendolen

Rees Williams, Ella Gwendolen

Rees Williams, Ella Gwendoline

Rhys, Jean 1890-1979

Rhys, Jean, 1894-1979

Rhys, Jean pseud

Smith, Ella Gwendolen

Williams, Ella Gwendolen Rees

Williams, Ella Gwendolen Rees 1890-1979

Williams, Ella Gwendoline Rees

Williams, Ella Gwendoline Rees, 1890-1979

Williams, Ella Gwendolyn Rees 1890-1979

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Good morning, midnightQuartetAfter leaving Mr Mackenzie / Jean RhysVoyage in the darkSleep it off, lady : storiesTigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : storiesThe letters of Jean RhysLet them call it jazz and other storiesSmile please : an unfinished autobiography