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Author Belcher, Whitney.

Title Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson : Ethiopian thought in the making of an English author / Wendy Laura Belcher
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 285 pages) : map
Summary This title uncovers African influences on the Western imagination during the 18th century, paying particular attention to the ways Ethiopia inspired and shaped the work of Samuel Johnson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Sources.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Knowledge -- Ethiopia
Lobo, Jerónimo, 1596?-1678. Itinerário
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Rasselas.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Irene
English literature -- African influences.
Ethiopia -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199949700 ebook