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Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson : Ethiopian thought in the making of an English author

Author: Wendy Laura Belcher
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uncovers African influences on the Western imagination during the eighteenth century, paying particular attention to the ways Ethiopia inspired and shaped the work of Samuel Johnson.

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Additional Physical Format: Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson
(NL-LeOCL)341060925
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Jerónimo Lobo
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Laura Belcher
ISBN: 019979331X 9780199793310 0199793212 9780199793211
OCLC Number: 811124094
Description: 1 online resource (x, 285 p.) : map.
Contents: Three thousand years of Habesha history and discourse --
Samuel Johnson's discursive possession and The voyage to Abyssinia --
Johnson's reading, beliefs, and translation of The voyage to Abyssinia --
Habesha discourse in The voyage to Abyssinia --
Habesha discourse and Johnson's drama Irene --
Habesha discourse and Johnson's Oriental tales --
Habesha discourse in Johnson's sources for Rasselas --
Habesha discourse and Johnson's Rasselas.
Responsibility: Wendy Laura Belcher.

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For any collection supporting teaching or research on Johnson, 18th-century culture, the history of colonialism, or posttcolonial theory, this book is required reading. * C.S. Vilmar, CHOICE * Read more...

 
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