Approaches to teaching Behn's Oroonoko /

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Other Authors: Richards, Cynthia (Editor), O'Donnell, Mary Ann (Editor)
Format: Book
Published:New York : The Modern Language Association of America, 2014.
Series:Approaches to teaching world literature ; 127.
Table of Contents:
  • What kind of story is this?
  • Credibility and truth in Oroonoko
  • Oroonoko: romance to novel
  • The language of Oroonoko
  • Oroonoko and the heroics of virtue
  • Oroonoko and blackness
  • Economic Oroonoko
  • The traffic of women: Oroonoko in an Atlantic framework
  • Entering Atlantic history: Oroonoko, revolution, and race
  • Writing war in Oroonoko
  • Oroonoko as a Caribbean text
  • How big did she say that snake was? Teaching the contradiction in Oroonoko
  • Teaching Oroonoko in a literature survey 1 course
  • Teaching Oroonoko in a literature survey 2 course
  • Teaching Oroonoko in the travel narrative course
  • Teaching Oroonoko at a historically Black university
  • Teaching the teachers: Oroonoko as a lesson
  • Oroonoko's cosmopolitans
  • Teaching Oroonoko with Milton and Dryden; or, Behn's use of the heroic
  • Teaching Oroonoko with early modern drama
  • Unbearable theater: Oroonoko's sentimental afterlife
  • Two Oroonokos: Behn's and Bandele's
  • Representation of race, status, and slavery in Behn's Oroonoko and Equiano's Interesting Narrative
  • The early modern body in Behn's poetry and Oroonoko
  • Oroonoko and the problem of teaching novelty
  • Transatlatnic crossing: teaching Oroonoko with The Widdow Ranter
  • Behn and the canon.