From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Not to be confused with Wide Sargasso Sea (2006 film). Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1993 Australian film directed by John Duigan and starring Karina Lombard and Nathaniel Parker. It is an adaptation of Jean Rhys 's 1966 novel of the same name.
Wide Sargasso Sea is a British television adaptation of Jean Rhys 's 1966 novel of the same name. Produced by Kudos Film & Television for BBC Wales, the one-off 90-minute drama was first broadcast on digital television channel BBC Four on 9 October 2006.
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From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1993 erotic drama movie in which Rachel Ward, Karina Lombard and Naomi Watts star. Wide Sargasso Sea is rated NC-17 because of sexual content. It is based on the 1966 Jean Rhys book of the same name.
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Wide Sargasso Sea First edition cover AuthorJean Rhys Cover artistEric Thomas LanguageEnglish GenrePostmodern novel Set inJamaica, Dominica and Thornfield Hall, 1830s–40s PublisherAndré Deutsch & W. W. Norton Publication date October 1966 ISBN0-233-95866-5 OCLC4248898 Dewey Decimal 823.912 LC ClassPR6035.H96 Preceded byJane Eyre Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1966 novel by Dominica-born British author Jean Rhys. It is a feminist and anti-colonial response to Charlotte Brontë's novel Jane Eyre...
The novel, initially set in Jamaica, opens a short while after the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ended slavery in the British Empire on 1 August 1834. The protagonist Antoinette relates the story of her life from childhood to her arranged marriage to an unnamed Englishman. The novel is in three parts: Part One takes place in Coulibri, a sugar plantation in Jamaica, and is narrated by Antoinette as a child. Formerly wealthy, since the abolition of slavery, the estate has become derelict and her fami
Since the late 20th century, critics have considered Wide Sargasso Sea as a postcolonial response to Jane Eyre. Rhys uses multiple voices to tell the story, and intertwines her novel's plot with that of Jane Eyre. In addition, Rhys makes a postcolonial argument when she ties Antoinette's husband's eventual rejection of Antoinette to her Creole heritage. The novel is also considered a feminist work, as it deals with unequal power between men and women, particularly in marriage.
Rhys' editor Diana Athill discusses the events surrounding the publication of the book in her memoir. The book came out of a friendship between Rhys and Selma Vaz Dias who encouraged her to start writing again. At the time, Rhys was living in a shack made of corrugated iron and tar paper in a slum neighborhood of Cheriton Fitzpaine. The book was virtually completed in November 1964 when Rhys, who was 74 years old and complained of the cold and rain in her shack, suffered a heart attack. Athill c
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Wide Sargasso Sea is a novel by Jean Rhys. Wide Sargasso Sea may also refer to: Wide Sargasso Sea (1993 film), directed by John Duigan Wide Sargasso Sea (2006 film), directed by Brendan Maher
The Sargasso Sea is a key location in "Indiana Jones and the Sargasso Pirates", a 1995 comic book limited series from Dark Horse. The adventurer, having been lost at sea, washes up at a 'city' of derelict ships from throughout maritime history, trapped and bouyed by dense seaweed.
• John Duigan directed a movie of Wide Sargasso Sea (1993). It starred Karina Lombard as Antoinette, Michael York as her father, Rachel Ward as her mother, Nathaniel Parker as her husband, and Claudia Robinson as Christophine.
Apr 16, 1993 · Trivia First filmed production of writer Jean Rhys ' novel of the same name. A remake and later other version, Wide Sargasso Sea (2006), was made and broadcast for television around thirteen years after this cinema movie.