This site provides biographical detail on Jean Rhys, with special emphasis on the impact that the history and landscape of Dominica had on her work.
This site provides specific historical data relevant to the novel, as well as a summary of a few useful theoretical approaches.
The cover photo of a man burying his face in a woman's heaving bosom, not to mention the NC-17 rating for the unedited version, says it all.
A somewhat more modest adaptation made for British television.
A famous photograph of Jean Rhys
Spanish Town roughly fifteen years before the events of the novel take place.