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The Resource Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism, Aphra Behn ; edited by Joanna Lipking

Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism, Aphra Behn ; edited by Joanna Lipking

Label
Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism
Title
Oroonoko
Title remainder
an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism
Statement of responsibility
Aphra Behn ; edited by Joanna Lipking
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the original 1688 text of the classic work by Aphra Behnabout the slave trade in the seventeenth century, and includes textual notes, historical backgrounds on settlers, slaves, and slavers, opinions on slavery by John Locke and others, and critical essays
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1640-1689
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Behn, Aphra
Dewey number
823/.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3317
LC item number
.O7 1997
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lipking, Joanna
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Behn, Aphra
  • Slaves
  • Slave trade
  • Slave trade in literature
  • Caribbean Area
  • Slave trade
  • Slavery in literature
  • Suriname
  • Princes
  • Africa
Label
Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism, Aphra Behn ; edited by Joanna Lipking
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-272)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The text of Oroonoko, or The royal slave: a true history
  • Historical backgrounds
  • Criticism
  • Aphra Behn: a chronology
  • (1694)
  • Dedication to Oroonoko
  • Thomas Southerne (1696)
  • Memoirs on the life of Mrs. Behn
  • written by a gentlewoman of her acquaintance (1696)
  • [Excerpt] from The lives of the poets
  • Theophilus Cibber, et al. (1753)
  • [Excerpt] from Biographia Britannica
  • Andrew Kippis (1780)
  • [Excerpt] from The progress of romance
  • Contents of "Criticism" section:
  • Clara Reeve (1785)
  • [Excerpt] from Lockhart's Life of Scott
  • Walter Scott (1837)
  • Literary garbage (1872)
  • Impassioned protest
  • Algernon Swinburne (1894)
  • A very inflammable disposition
  • George Saintsbury (1913)
  • A born Bohemian
  • V. Sackville-West (1927)
  • To Anne Wharton
  • The freedom of the mind
  • Virginia Woolf (1929)
  • An astonishing masterpiece
  • George Sherburn (1948)
  • The earliest American novel: Aphra Behn's Oroonoko
  • William C. Sprengemann
  • The woman novelist as heroine
  • Jane Spencer
  • Truth, falsehood, and fiction in Oroonoko
  • Robert L. Chibka
  • Bishop Burnet (December 19, 1682)
  • The romance of empire: Oroonoko and the trade in slaves
  • Laura Brown
  • The other problem with women: reproduction and slave culture in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko
  • Charlotte Sussman
  • Gender and the heroics of endurance in Oroonoko
  • Mary Beth Rose
  • To the admir'd Astrea
  • Charles Cotton (1686)
  • A pindarick to Mrs. Behn on her poem on the coronation
  • written by a lady
  • The "Athenian Society" to a woman's love query
Control code
ocm35741952
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 272 pages
Isbn
9780393970142
Lccn
96047186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) 666966
Label
Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism, Aphra Behn ; edited by Joanna Lipking
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-272)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The text of Oroonoko, or The royal slave: a true history
  • Historical backgrounds
  • Criticism
  • Aphra Behn: a chronology
  • (1694)
  • Dedication to Oroonoko
  • Thomas Southerne (1696)
  • Memoirs on the life of Mrs. Behn
  • written by a gentlewoman of her acquaintance (1696)
  • [Excerpt] from The lives of the poets
  • Theophilus Cibber, et al. (1753)
  • [Excerpt] from Biographia Britannica
  • Andrew Kippis (1780)
  • [Excerpt] from The progress of romance
  • Contents of "Criticism" section:
  • Clara Reeve (1785)
  • [Excerpt] from Lockhart's Life of Scott
  • Walter Scott (1837)
  • Literary garbage (1872)
  • Impassioned protest
  • Algernon Swinburne (1894)
  • A very inflammable disposition
  • George Saintsbury (1913)
  • A born Bohemian
  • V. Sackville-West (1927)
  • To Anne Wharton
  • The freedom of the mind
  • Virginia Woolf (1929)
  • An astonishing masterpiece
  • George Sherburn (1948)
  • The earliest American novel: Aphra Behn's Oroonoko
  • William C. Sprengemann
  • The woman novelist as heroine
  • Jane Spencer
  • Truth, falsehood, and fiction in Oroonoko
  • Robert L. Chibka
  • Bishop Burnet (December 19, 1682)
  • The romance of empire: Oroonoko and the trade in slaves
  • Laura Brown
  • The other problem with women: reproduction and slave culture in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko
  • Charlotte Sussman
  • Gender and the heroics of endurance in Oroonoko
  • Mary Beth Rose
  • To the admir'd Astrea
  • Charles Cotton (1686)
  • A pindarick to Mrs. Behn on her poem on the coronation
  • written by a lady
  • The "Athenian Society" to a woman's love query
Control code
ocm35741952
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 272 pages
Isbn
9780393970142
Lccn
96047186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) 666966

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