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Lena Amberge

Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea is not an ordinary novel – above all, it is a haunting of another story. Published first in 1966, it imagines the beginning of Mr. Rochester’s first marriage to Bertha Mason, here called Antoinette Cosway. Ultimately, it is a postcolonial Gothic tale concerned with the dark underside of its popular source text, […]

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