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ENGL 201G: British Literature: Aphra Behn


Library Books & E-Books

Library Catalog ("SpartaCat").  To find  books containing essays on your author's works, use SpartaCat to search the author's name as Subject . The catalog will point you to items that you can borrow from the Stacks, as well as items available from our Reference area. 


  • World Literature Criticism: 500 to the present - PN 523 .W67 1992


  • Aphra Behn, PR3317.Z5 L5 1968


Online Articles - Website & Databases


The Aphra Behn Page.  Includes article "The White Mistress and the Black Slave:  Alphra Behn, Racism and the Beginnings of Novelistic Discourse" by Ruth Nestvold, 1995.


When you search ProQuest (enter "Oroonoko" in the first search row, and "literary criticism" in the second search row), you will find articles containing critical analysis of Aphra Behn's work Oroonoko.  Below are examples of three articles.


When you search EBSCOhost (enter "Oroonoko" in the first search row, and "Behn" in the second search row), here is an example of what you might find.