Saturday, November 12, 2016

Saturday, November 12, 2016 2:08 am by M. in ,    No comments
At the British Library and until January:
British Library
Treasures Gallery
Wide Sargasso Sea: Jean Rhys, Jane Eyre and the Making of an Author’
Until January, 8  2017

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea and the bi-centenary of Charlotte Brontë, author of Jane Eyre, the influential Victorian novel out of which Rhys wrote Wide Sargasso Sea as both a prequel and a contemporary response. This exhibition explores the making of these two classic works of literature and the dynamics of literary celebrity past and present.
More details on this article (English & Drama Blog)


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