WorldCat Identities

Rhys, Jean

Overview
Works: 66 works in 581 publications in 8 languages and 8,630 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories  Drama  History  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6035.H96, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Book )

241 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,115 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
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Book )

94 editions published between 1928 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 1,637 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
The collected short stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and held by 1,055 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.)
Tigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : stories by Jean Rhys( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tales of the wide Caribbean by Jean Rhys( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Book )

19 editions published between 1934 and 1997 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna, 18 and independent both by circumstance and by character, has exchanged the West Indian island of her childhood for the cold, grey island of England, with its narrow streets and narrow rules. She comes to understand a world where people offer you no help unless there's something they want
The early novels by Jean Rhys( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Recording )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young woman in the Caribbean whose family's past will be used against her by her cold-hearted and prideful husband, Rochester
Wide Sargasso Sea( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica 1838, net na de afschaffing van de slavernij, wordt een huwelijk gearrangeerd tussen de creoolse erfgename Antoinette Cosway en de jonge Engelsman Edward Rochester. Nadat het huwelijk is voltrokken duiken er verontrustende geruchten op over Antoinette's familiegeschiedenis
Jean Rhys review( )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage in the dark by Jean Rhys( Recording )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 23 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
De wijde Sargasso Zee by Jean Rhys( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman met als hoofdfiguur een van de personages uit Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, namelijk Bertha Mason, een Creools meisje, dat, veracht door zowel negers als blanken, opgroeit in een isolement en om haar geld getrouwd wordt door een Engelsman die haar meeneemt naar Engeland
After leaving Mr Mackenzie by Jean Rhys( Recording )

7 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Julia's ten-day visit includes some of Jean Rhys's most sensitive and poignant writing. Once lovely, now exhausted by broken love-affairs and too much drink, Julia knows that the odds are against her. Lovers old, lovers new - none can offer what she really wants. Nor can her bitter martyred sister or her paralysed mother, now on the threshold of death. For what Julia wants is expensive. She wants love
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a plantation in Jamaica, young lovers are swept into menage of black magic and obsession that spirals into a climax of seduction, betrayal and revenge
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marya met Monsieur Stephan Zelli during a period of unemployment in London, just when she was becoming afraid of growing old. He told her he was of Polish nationality, that he lived in Paris, that he considered her beautiful, and wished to marry her. Unaware of all the things he hadn't told her, Marya thought that her problems would soon be over. Instead they were about to begin
Goedemorgen, middernacht : roman by Jean Rhys( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw van middelbare leeftijd bezoekt Parijs en tracht, gekweld door herinneringen, bij een veel jongere, eveneens eenzame, man het verlangde contact en vertrouwen te vinden
Wide Sargasso Sea : backgrounds, criticism by Jean Rhys( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 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; accompanied by notes and criticism
Rejse i mørket by Jean Rhys( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild Sargasso sea by Jean Rhys( Book )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marya et Stephan, jeune couple bohême, vivent dans l'insouciance du Montparnasse des années 20. Jusqu'au jour où Stephan se fait arrêter pour recel d'oeuvres d'art. Marya est alors recueillie par un couple de mécènes anglais, bien connu des milieux artistiques
 
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Wide Sargasso Sea
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QuartetThe collected short storiesTigers are better-looking : with a selection from the Left Bank : storiesVoyage in the darkWide Sargasso Sea : backgrounds, criticismThe collected short storiesVoyage in the dark
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