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作者 Hughes, Derek
書名 Versions of Blackness : Key Texts on Slavery from the Seventeenth Century
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
©2007
國際標準書號 9780511288289 (electronic bk.)
9780521869300
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說明 1 online resource (417 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- The Isle of Pines -- Seventeenth-century conceptions of race -- Heroic romance -- Abdelazer -- Behn's Oroonoko -- Southerne's Oroonoko -- A Note on the Texts -- Chronology -- PART ONE THE MAJOR TEXTS -- Henry neville: The Isle of Pines (1668) -- Post-Script -- Aphra behn: Oroonoko (1688) -- Thomas southerne: Oroonoko (1696) -- PART TWO CONTEXTS: EUROPE, AMERICA, AND AFRICA -- From A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (1542) -- From Democrates Secundus (1547) -- From "Of the Cannibals" (1580) and "Of Coaches" (1588) -- From On Spreading the Gospel Among the Savages -- or, on Securing the Salvation of the Indians (1589) -- From The English-American his Travail by Sea and Land (1648) -- From A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados (1657) -- From The History of Sir Francis Drake (1658) -- From Voyage de la France Equinoxiale en l'Isle de Cayenne (1664) -- From An Exact Relation of the Most Execrable Attempts of John Allin, Committed on the Person of His Excellency Francis Lord… -- From The History of the Caribby-Islands (1658) -- From Histoire Generale des Antilles Habitées par les Fran ois (1667-71) -- From An Impartial Description of Surinam (1667) -- From Great Newes from the Barbadoes (1676) -- From The Negro's and Indians Advocate (1680) -- From Friendly Advice to the Gentlemen Planters of the East and West Indies (1684) -- Discussions of Colonialism -- From Iewes in America -- or, Probabilities that the Americans are of that Race (1650) -- From Americans no Iewes -- or, Improbabilities that the Americans are of that Race (1651) -- From Leviathan (1651) -- From A Brief View and Survey of the Dangerous and Pernicious Errors to Church and State, in Mr. Hobbes's Book, entitled 'Leviathan' (1676)
From An Essay concerning the True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government, in Two Treatises of Government (1694) -- The Germantown Protest (1688) -- Bibliography -- primary texts -- secondary works -- Index
This edition presents a new edition of Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, with unprecedentedly full and informative commentary
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Hughes, Derek Versions of Blackness : Key Texts on Slavery from the Seventeenth Century Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2007 9780521869300
主題 English literature--17th century
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