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Abyssinia's Samuel JohnsonEthiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author$
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Wendy Laura Belcher

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199793211

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793211.001.0001

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Habesha Discourse in A Voyage to Abyssinia

Habesha Discourse in A Voyage to Abyssinia

(p.97) 4 Habesha Discourse in A Voyage to Abyssinia
Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson

Wendy Laura Belcher

Oxford University Press

This chapter details the Habesha discourse that Johnson encountered and forwarded when translating A Voyage to Abyssinia. The first type is argumentative, having to do with claims that the Habesha made about their religion, ethnic neighbors, and legends. The second type of Habesha discourse is expressive, having to do with the “characters” who appear in the text.

Keywords:   Ethiopian discourse, Ethiopian characters, a voyage to abyssinia

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