Oroonoko and other writings

Note The price listed on this page is the recommended retail price for Japan. As a window onto late sixteenth century literary style, it certainly is illuminating, and most likely represents Restoration fiction more than adequately. Rebecca rated it did not like it Jan 07,

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Oroonoko, and other writings

Or if yo I only had to read the first 72 pages of this for uni which makes me feel somewhat relieved considering Oroonoko which is the first novel if you could call it that in this book is orooniko fucking triggering. Oh my, it was years before I was born!

Lists with This Book. The Emperor of the Moon.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I can't fault the editor, who included some useful footnotes and other bits of information, and the book itself is tidily presented othee adorable, portable form, with a pleasing font, carefully maintaining Behn's sixteenth century orthography in all its quaint irregularity.

Books for Children by Charles and Mary Lamb.

The Aphra Behn Collection. There are stock roles of maidservants, and settings of castles and convents. Preface to The Lucky Chance.

Oroonoko and Other Writings

To think that this was based on actual events, you will cringe on learning how criminal African slaves were executed on those days of slavery in that part of the world. As well as Oroonoko, this volume contains five other works of fiction ranging from comedy and high melodrama to tragedy.

Open Preview See a Problem? I was pleasantly surprised by Aphra Behn. Trivia About Oroonoko and Othe Acclaimed by Virginia Woolf as the first English woman to earn her living by the pen, Behn'sachievements as a writer are now acknowledged less equivocally than in the seventeenth century.

Aphra Behn was a prolific dramatist of the English Restoration and was one orponoko the first English professional female writers. Along with Delarivier Manley and Eliza Haywood, she is sometimes referred to as part of "The fair triumvirate of wit.

Although, my opinion on poetry should be less valued than that of prose. To POC who are thinking of reading this, maybe skip it. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Fortunately, this was not the case. Please review your cart.

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Notes to Shakepeare's Tragedies. Not the best book I've also read, oroonoki yet also not the worst. The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith. The Remains of the Day.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The story of Oroonoko is substantially longer than the others in the collection, and as such offers the author more room to exercise her imagination. Yes, even my favorite Virginia Woolf said that every female writer should thank Ms. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. The characters generally fit the fairy tale mold of beautiful ladies, brave young swains, over-protective parents, and a few deceivers with ulterior motives.

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