Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave audiobook - part 1/2
25 сентября 2013

Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave audiobook - part 1/2

Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave audiobook - part 1/2
Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave audiobook by Aphra Behn (1640-1689) Aphra Behn was the first woman writer in England to make a living by her pen, and her novel Oroonoko was the first work published in English to express sympathy for African slaves. Perhaps based partly on Behn's own experiences living in Surinam, the novel tells the tragic story of a noble slave, Oroonoko, and his love Imoinda. The work was an instant success and was adapted for the stage in 1695 (and more recently by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1999). Behn's work paved the way for women writers who came after her, as Virginia Woolf noted in a Room of One's Own (1928): "All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn, ... for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds." (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
Видео Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave audiobook - part 1/2 будет очень полезно тем, кто хочет выучить английский язык.
 
#1 написал: delllow1 (27 сентября 2013 08:32)
Thank you!!!! ^-^ It's a little hard to read this text. But to following along? with this is much better.
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