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Royalism and Honor in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko

Pacheco, Anita (1994). Royalism and Honor in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko. Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, 34(3) pp. 491–506.

URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/450878
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.2307/450878
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Abstract

This essay examines the treatment of honour in Behn's 1688 novella and argues that the texts' conservative, loyalist politics are undermined by its reliance on the unstable discourse of honour.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0039-3657
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 42024
Depositing User: Anita Pacheco
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2015 14:19
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/42024
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