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Her most famous prose fiction , Oroonoko : or , The Royal Slave , represents the
first appearance of the idea of the noble savage - some seventy years before
Rousseau ; and it could be interpreted as the forerunner of all anti - imperialist or
Oroonoko . It now appears unlikely that she was ever in Surinam , and the source
of background material was probably George Warren ' s Impartial Description of
Surinam , published in 1667 . Oroonoko is a compendium in himself of all the ...
... 321 - 2 Oliphant , Mrs , 199 Oliver Twist , 149 , 162 – 3 , 166 Ordeal of Richard
Feverel , The , 218 , 238 - 9 Ornatus and Artesia , 26 Oroonoko , 34 - 6 Osbourne
, Lloyd , 282 Our Mutual Friend , 168 , 170 , 173 , 207 O ur Village , 147 fluence ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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