Oroonoko

(redirected from Oroonoko, or the History of the Royal Slave)

Oroonoko

the noble savage enslaved; rebels against captors. [Br. Lit.: Oroonoko]
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Of course, much is written about the heroes of Behn's most famous works such as Oroonoko in Oroonoko, or The History of the Royal Slave (1688) and Philander in Love-Letters between a Nobleman and his Sister (3 parts: 1684-1687), but the characters of her short fiction are often ignored.