WorldCat Identities

Rhys, Jean

Overview
Works: 374 works in 1,117 publications in 16 languages and 27,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Historical fiction  Musical settings  Romance fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Translator, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6035.H96, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Jean Rhys
 
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by, but independent of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, the story of the first Mrs Rochester, the mad wife in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre
Good morning, midnight by Jean Rhys( Book )

130 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,000 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
After leaving Mr Mackenzie / Jean Rhys by Jean Rhys( Book )

125 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Martin is in Paris and at the end of her rope. Once beautiful, she was taken care of by men. Now after being dropped by her latest lover, she visits London to see her ailing mother and meets up with her distrustful sister, Norah. This is a haunting picture of two desperate women in a desperate predicament
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Book )

72 editions published between 1929 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,541 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
Sleep it off, lady : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

60 editions published between 1919 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 1,262 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
The collected short stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 36 stories including: Illusion--A spiritualist--From a French prison--In a cafe--Tout Montparnasse and a lady--Mannequin--(etc.)
Jean Rhys, the complete novels by Jean Rhys( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last novel in the collection, Wide Sargasso Sea, is a prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Book )

30 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 653 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
The left bank & other stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Jean Rhys by Jean Rhys( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of morning: night ; Some marches on a ground ; Cello concerto by Gordon Crosse( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let them call it jazz and other stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 69 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

Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank by Jean Rhys( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sargassomeer : Roman by Jean Rhys( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
L'oiseau moqueur et autres nouvelles by Jean Rhys( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in French and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce recueil de nouvelles symbolise le regard décalé et fasciné de la romancière britannique, née aux Antilles d'une mère créole et d'un père anglais. Elle donne à voir le quotidien chaotique du monde d'avant-guerre, du Paris bohème à la République dominicaine en passant par la campagne anglaise. [Memento]
Jean Rhys, the collected short stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il grande mare dei Sargassi by Jean Rhys( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Recording )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Morgan, at the age of eighteen, has left her beloved West Indian island after her father's death and arrived in England, where she can't get used to the cold. Abandoned by her stepmother to earn her own living, she becomes a chorus girl and tours small towns all over the country, eventually drifting into the demi-monde of 1914 London, where she gradually realises that life will never be free and easy again. Alone and vulnerable, a long way from home and with no sense of direction, Anna is forced by circumstances to depend on men for her survival
Quartetto by Jean Rhys( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in Italian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

Джин Рис

ריז, ג'ין

جین ریس

진 리스

ジーン・リース

リース, ジーン

簡·里斯

简·里斯

Languages
Covers
Good morning, midnightAfter leaving Mr Mackenzie / Jean RhysQuartetSleep it off, lady : storiesThe collected short storiesVoyage in the darkThe letters of Jean RhysLet them call it jazz and other storiesTigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank