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Oroonoko

Author: Aphra Behn; Janet Todd
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Penguin classics edView all editions and formats
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When Prince Oroonoko's passion for the virtuous Imoinda arouses the jealousy of his grandfather, the lovers are cast into slavery and transported from Africa to the colony of Surinam. Oroonoko's noble bearing soon wins the respect of his English captors, but his struggle for freedom brings about his destruction. Inspired by Aphra Behn's visit to Surinam, Oroonoko reflects the author's romantic view of native peoples  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aphra Behn; Janet Todd
ISBN: 0140439889 9780140439885
OCLC Number: 53261683
Description: xl, 99 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Aphra Behn ; edited with an introduction and notes by Janet Todd.
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Aphra Behn, the poet, playwright, novelist and political satirist was the first truly professional woman writer in English. This title demonstrates the sophistication and vitality of Aphra Behn's  Read more...

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