Aphra Behn  

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Aphra Behn (July 10, 1640April 16, 1689) was a prolific dramatist of the Restoration and was one of the first English professional female writers. Her writing participated in the amatory fiction genre of British literature.

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Plays

  • The Forced Marriage (1670)
  • The Amorous Prince (1671)
  • The Dutch Lover (1673)
  • Abdelazer (1676)
  • The Town Fop (1676)
  • The Rover, Part 1 (1677) and Part 2 (1681)
  • Sir Patient Fancy (1678)
  • The Feigned Courtesans (1679)
  • The Young King (1679)
  • The False Count (1681)
  • The Roundheads (1681)
  • The City Heiress (1682)
  • Like Father, Like Son (1682)
  • The Lucky Chance (1686) with composer John Blow
  • The Emperor of the Moon (1687)

Posthumously performed

  • The Widdow Ranter (1689)
  • The Younger Brother (1696)

Novels

Short Stories

Poems




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