No. of Mentions: 12
Year of publication: 1966 (Andre Deutsch)
Author Birthplace: Dominica
Summary: Otherness, ostracism, colonial turmoil, race and the often incomprehensible layers of feminism – Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea imagines a trajectory to Bertha, the ‘mad’ wife of Mr. Rochester in Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre on grounds that go directly to the West Indian heart.