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Belcher, Wendy Laura
Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson : Ethiopian thought in the making of an English author / Wendy Laura Belcher
Alternate Title Ethiopian thought in the making of an English author
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR3536 .B45 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Sources
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Knowledge -- Ethiopia
Subject(s) English literature -- African influences
Subject Lobo, Jerónimo, 1596?-1678. Itinerário
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Rasselas
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Irene
Ethiopia -- Civilization
Physical Description x, 285 p. : map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-274) and index
Contents Three thousand years of Habesha history and discourse -- Samuel Johnson's discursive possession and The voyage to Abyssinia -- Johnson's reading, beliefs, and translation of The voyage to Abyssinia -- Habesha discourse in The voyage to Abyssinia -- Habesha discourse and Johnson's drama Irene -- Habesha discourse and Johnson's Oriental tales -- Habesha discourse in Johnson's sources for Rasselas -- Habesha discourse and Johnson's Rasselas

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