Oroonoko by Aphra Behn

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by Aphra Behn

Novel Tragedy Slavery Race Colonialism Freedom Love Honor

PAGES
72
ESTIMATED TIME
2 hours 26 minutes
PACE
Intermediate
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
1688
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
English
DOWNLOADS
775

Oroonoko is a historical novel written by Aphra Behn and published in 1688.

Oroonoko is a novel that takes us back to the colonial era and the lush Caribbean landscape of Suriname through the eyes of Oroonoko, a prince-turned-slave.

The novel interweaves themes of love, honour and betrayal with the clash of cultures.

"I DO not pretend, in giving you the history of this Royal Slave, to entertain my reader with adventures of a feigned hero, whose life and fortunes fancy may manage at the poet's pleasure..."

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Students of English literature Readers interested in early feminist literature Those exploring the origins of the novel in English Individuals interested in historical perspectives on slavery and colonialism

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About Aphra Behn

Aphra Behn was an English playwright, poet and novelist. She is considered one of the first professional women writers in the Engl...

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