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 The Algerine captive
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Royall Tyler

Date: 1797

Original Language: English

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The Algerine captive (in full, The Algerine captive, or, The life and adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill. Six years a prisoner among the Algerines) is a satirical novel published anonymously, in which the hero, Captain Updike Underhill, relates his life story in two parts: Book 1 and Book 2, covering 211 and 239 pages, respectively, in the 1797 first edition. In Book 1, Underhill tells th…

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Shaban, Fuad, “ The Algerine captive”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27754>



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