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The Algerine captive, or, The life and adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill, six years a prisoner among the Algerines

Author: Royall Tyler; Caleb Crain
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2002 Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Royall Tyler's The Algerine Captive is an entertaining romp through eighteenth-century society, a satiric look at a variety of American types, from the backwoods schoolmaster to the southern gentleman, and a serious exposé of the horrors of the slave trade.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Picaresque literature
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826.
Algerine captive, or, The life and adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill, six years a prisoner among the Algerines.
New York : Modern Library, 2002
(OCoLC)647609463
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Royall Tyler; Caleb Crain
ISBN: 0375760342 9780375760341
OCLC Number: 48958367
Description: xxxvi, 255 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Other Titles: Algerine captive
Life and adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill, six years a prisoner among the Algerines
Responsibility: Royall Tyler ; introduction and notes by Caleb Crain.
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Royall Tyler's The Algerine Captive is an entertaining romp through eighteenth-century society, a satiric look at a variety of American types, from the backwoods schoolmaster to the southern gentleman, and a serious exposé of the horrors of the slave trade.

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