Oroonoko: a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by His Majesty's servants

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Title
Oroonoko: a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by His Majesty's servants
Names
Southerne, Thomas, 1660-1746 (Author)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1699
Place: London
Publisher: printed for H. Playford, B. Tooke, and A. Bettesworth
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare C 16-5 (Lapidus Collection)
Topics
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Slavery -- Suriname
Slavery
Suriname
Drama
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Based on Mrs. Behn's novel of the same name.
Content: Epilogue by Congreve.
Content: Pages 15 and 78 misnumbered as 14 and 80.
Acquisition: Gift of Sidney Lapidus, 2015. Copy in Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
Physical Description
Extent: 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 7002345
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20889271
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a50db6f0-e7b5-0133-04f4-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1660: Creator Born
  • 1699: Issued
  • 1746: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Oroonoko" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1699. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/721264d0-faab-0133-7c07-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Oroonoko" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/721264d0-faab-0133-7c07-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1699). Oroonoko Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/721264d0-faab-0133-7c07-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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