Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:30 am by M. in , ,    No comments
Another alert from Carteret, NJ:
Let's Talk About It
Carteret County Public Library in Beaufort

Tuesday, February 11, 7pm
Speaker: Michelle Manning, MFA, MAT
UNC - Wilmington
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Revising Brontë’s limited perspective of Bertha in Jane Eyre as less than human, living as a caged animal. Jean Rhys wrote a radical response to the characterization of the madwoman in the attic.
Rhys wrote and published Wide Sargasso Sea in 1966, the pinnacle of her literary career and a major feminist revisionist novel. Haunted by Brontë’s portrayal of Bertha, Rhys said, “I thought I’d try to write her a life.”
(Via Carolina Coast Online

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