Wide Sargasso Sea

by: Jean Rhys

Context Quiz

Further study Context Quiz

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On what island colony was Jean Rhys born in 1890?

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In addition to its distinctive West Indian sensibility, what European literary movement does Wide Sargasso Sea borrow from?

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What novel did Rhys publish in 1966, twenty-seven years after her previous novel?

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What nineteenth-century novel is Wide Sargasso Sea an unofficial prequel to?

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What complicates a categorization of Wide Sargasso Sea as a work of postcolonial literature?