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Aphra Behn

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One of the first female professional writers in England. Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689), was a prolific playwright, a novelist, a poet, and short story writer.
  • The Aphra Behn Page

    Articles include chronology of Aphra Behn's life and works, Behn and racism, women in restoration theatre, and the beginnings of a female narrative voice.

  • The Aphra Behn Society

    Encouraging and advancing research that focuses on issues of gender and/or women's role in the arts of early modern culture. Conference information, newsletter, and journal.

  • Luminarium: Aphra Behn (1640-1689)

    Includes her life, works, essays, quotes, and a page of additional resources.

  • Project Gutenberg: Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689

    Presents e-texts of her work on Project Gutenberg, including "The Works of Aphra Behn" Volumes 1-4, and "Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister".

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