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Oroonoko Pdf

  • 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...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2003
  • Aphra Behn was one of the first professional English female writers and Oroonoko was one of her earliest works. It is the love story between Oroonoko, the grandson of an African king, and the daughter of that king's general. The king takes the girl into his harem, and when she plans to escape with his grandson, sells her as a slave. When Oroonoko...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • Oroonoko, the grandson of an African king, is madly in love with Imoinda, the daughter of the king?s general. When the king?who is also in love with Imoinda?catches wind of their affair, he sells Imoinda as a slave. This betrayal sets off a chain of events that carries unforeseen consequences for everybody involved. Aphra Behn?s Oroonoko has been...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • 'We are bought and sold like apes or monkeys, to be the sport of women, fools, and cowards, and the support of rogues . . .' Spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn's story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2016
  • Oroonoko: This is a classic story about the horrors of slavery. It is about a Coromantien (Ghanaian) prince who, through his courage and integrity, acquires respect in his circle and even amongst the prisoners he takes in battle. The plot takes an unexpected turn when the white slave traders eventually take Oroonoko captive. Later he is sold into slavery...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • The African prince Oroonoko and his beloved, Imoinda, find themselves betrayed and Imoinda sold into slavery after Oroonoko?s grandfather, the king, also falls in love with the beautiful woman. Although they are eventually reunited, events conspire against Oroonoko and Imoinda, and the pair is again tragically separated?this time by Oroonoko?s own...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • The bestselling story by a legendary female writer--a tale of love, slavery, and rebellion. 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,...

    Publisher : Melville House
    published : 2014
  • PDF--to most of the world it stands for that rather tiresome format used for documents downloaded from the web. Slow to load and slower to print, hopelessly unsearchable, and all but impossible to cut and paste from, the Portable Document Format doesn't inspire much affection in the average user. But PDFs done right is another story. Those who...

    Publisher : O'Reilly Media
    published : 2004
  • At last, here?s an approachable introduction to the widely used Portable Document Format. PDFs are everywhere, both online and in printed form, but few people take advantage of the useful features or grasp the nuances of this format. This concise book provides a hands-on tour of the world?s leading page-description language for programmers, power...

    Publisher : O'Reilly Media
    published : 2011
  • Oroonoko is a short novel by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688, concerning the love of its hero, an enslaved African in Surinam in the 1660s, and the author's own experiences in the new South American colony.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010