Author:Aphra Behn

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Aphra Behn
Dramatist of the Restoration, and considered to be one of the first English professional woman writers; her writing participated in the amatory fiction genre of British literature; also kno\wn as Afra Behn, born Aphra Johnson
Aphra Behn






Collected works[edit]

  • Plays written by the late ingenious Mrs. Behn (1724), in 4 vols.
    • v. 1.vol 1 The rover; or, the banish'd cavaliers, pt. 1. The rover, pt. 2. The Dutch lover. The roundheads; or, the good old cause.
    • v. 2.vol 2 Abdelazer; or, the Moor's revenge. The young king; or, the mistake. The city heiress; or, Sir Timothy Treatall. The feign'd curtezans; or, a night's intrigue.
    • v. 3.vol 3 The town-fop; or, Sir Timothy Tawdrey. The false count; or, a new way to play an old game. The lucky chance; or, an alderman's bargain. Forc'd marriage; or, the jealous bridegroom.
    • v. 4.vol 4 Sir Patient Fancy. The widow Ranter; or, the history of Bacon in Virginia. The emperor of the moon. The amorous prince. The younger brother; or, the amorous jilt
  • Plays, histories, and novels of the ingenious Mrs. Aphra Behn (1871) Plays vol. 1, Plays vol. 2, Plays vol. 3, Plays vol. 4, Biography, Histories and Novels vol. 5, Histories and Novels vol. 6

Works about Behn[edit]

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