The Resource A view of the empire at sunset, Caryl Phillips, (electronic resource)

A view of the empire at sunset, Caryl Phillips, (electronic resource)

Label
A view of the empire at sunset
Title
A view of the empire at sunset
Statement of responsibility
Caryl Phillips
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caryl Phillips's A View of the Empire at Sunset is the sweeping story of the life of the woman who became known to the world as Jean Rhys. Born Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams in Dominica at the height of the British Empire, Rhys lived in the Caribbean for only sixteen years before going to England. A View of the Empire at Sunset is a look into her tempestuous and unsatisfactory life in Edwardian England, 1920s Paris, and then again in London. Her dream had always been to one day return home to Dominica. In 1936, a forty-five-year-old Rhys was finally able to make the journey back to the Caribbean. Six weeks later, she boarded a ship for England, filled with hostility for her home, never to return. Phillips's gripping new novel is equally a story about the beginning of the end of a system that had sustained Britain for two centuries but that wreaked havoc on the lives of all who lived in the shadow of the empire: both men and women, colonizer and colonized. A true literary feat, A View of the Empire at Sunset uncovers the mysteries of the past to illuminate the predicaments of the present, getting at the heart of alienation, exile, and family by offering a look into the life of one of the greatest storytellers of the twentieth century and retelling a profound story that is singularly its own
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Caryl
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9275.S263
LC item number
V54 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhys, Jean
  • Rhys, Jean
  • Women novelists
  • Women novelists
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Biographical
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • Paris (France)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
A view of the empire at sunset, Caryl Phillips, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1037273420
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374718503
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
608B17AF-58EA-4F2E-8FE3-EC58BA7D22C4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1037273420
  • (OCoLC)1037273420
Label
A view of the empire at sunset, Caryl Phillips, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1037273420
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374718503
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
608B17AF-58EA-4F2E-8FE3-EC58BA7D22C4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1037273420
  • (OCoLC)1037273420

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