Perhaps the first long novel in the English language, this book is loosely based on the adulterous affair between Lord Grey, a prominent Whig noble closely involved in the Monmouth rebellion and the Rye House plot, and his sister-in-law, Lady Henrietta Berkeley.
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Aphra Behn was a prolific Restoration-era playwright and one of England's first professional women writers. In 1663, she visited a Venezuelan sugar colony and met a slave trader, and what she saw there formed the basis for what is now her most famous work Oroonoko. Behn was a Catholic supporter and a Tory, a bisexual and a political spy.
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Descrizione libro Penguin Classics, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0140435379
Descrizione libro Penguin Classics, 1996. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Every religious community has been affected by the "sexual revolution". The conflict between contemporary attitudes and traditional practices has led to major divisions and controversies, particularly when focused on issues such as homosexuality. This is the first attempt to take abroad look at both the Jewish pioneers of modern sexual thought and . Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0140435379