Oroonoko: Or the History of the Royal Slave by Aphra Behn

Oroonoko: Or the History of the Royal Slave by Aphra Behn

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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 genius. It contains the plays "The Rover" and "The Widow", "Ranter" together with "Love Letters to a Gentleman", a choice of poems.

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Aphra Behn, the poet, playwright, novelist and political satirist was the first truly professional woman writer in English. This selection, edited and introduced by Professor Janet Todd, demonstrates the full sophistication and vitality of Aphra Behn's genius. It contains the plays "The Rover" and "The Widow", "Ranter" (the first English play to be set in the American colonies) together with "Love Letters to a Gentleman", a choice of poems and two short novels - "The Fair Jilt" and "Oroonoko" - which are among the most innovative prose writings of the seventeenth century.

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SKU GOR001748738
Title Oroonoko: Or the History of the Royal Slave
Author By (author) Aphra Behn
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 144
ISBN 10 0140439889
ISBN 13 9780140439885
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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Aphra Behn, the poet, playwright, novelist and political satirist was the first truly professional woman writer in English. This selection, edited and introduced by Professor Janet Todd, demonstrates the full sophistication and vitality of Aphra Behn's genius. It contains the plays "The Rover" and "The Widow", "Ranter" (the first English play to be set in the American colonies) together with "Love Letters to a Gentleman", a choice of poems and two short novels - "The Fair Jilt" and "Oroonoko" - which are among the most innovative prose writings of the seventeenth century.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001748738
Title Oroonoko: Or the History of the Royal Slave
Author By (author) Aphra Behn
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 144
ISBN 10 0140439889
ISBN 13 9780140439885
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No