Browsing by Subject "Jean Rhys"
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"Why do we laugh when we should cry?...Is it only here in this sad island?": Gender, affect, and empire in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Johnston's Fool's Sanctuary (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)British colonial literature has produced no shortage of the silent woman: she has surfaced in a variety of disguises as the domestic wife, the colonial woman, and the mysterious, exoticized other. For contemporary women ...