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Collected works of Aphra Behn Volume 1 of 6 / edited by Montague Summers.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: [Lawrence, KS] : Digireads.com, 2010.Description: 329 p. ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 9781420937749 (pbk. :v.1)
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Contents:
Preface -- Memoir of Mrs. Behn -- The text -- The portraits of Mrs. Behn -- The Rover (Part I); or, The banish'd cavaliers -- The Rover (part II); or, The banish'd cavaliers -- The Dutch lover -- The Roundheads; or, The good old cause -- Notes -- Notes: critical and explanatory.
Summary: "Aphra Behn (1640-1689) is historically recognized as the first woman to make a living through writing; her plays, novels, poems and pamphlets have met with fresh notoriety since the 20th Century. Her work was particularly significant to a group of contemporary writers known as The Female Wits, as well as to later feminist writers like Virginia Woolf. Stories of comedy and intrigue, complete with masks, mistaken identities, visual deceptions, and complicated love triangles which reflect Behn's remarkable life experiences: her conservative upbringing, her political support of the Tories, her recruitment as a political spy for Charles II, and later speculation of her bisexuality."--Digireads website.
Holdings
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Biblioteket Valhallavägen H.02 Behn Available 43731017009
Total holds: 0

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"Aphra Behn (1640-1689) is historically recognized as the first woman to make a living through writing; her plays, novels, poems and pamphlets have met with fresh notoriety since the 20th Century. Her work was particularly significant to a group of contemporary writers known as The Female Wits, as well as to later feminist writers like Virginia Woolf. Stories of comedy and intrigue, complete with masks, mistaken identities, visual deceptions, and complicated love triangles which reflect Behn's remarkable life experiences: her conservative upbringing, her political support of the Tories, her recruitment as a political spy for Charles II, and later speculation of her bisexuality."--Digireads website.

Preface -- Memoir of Mrs. Behn -- The text -- The portraits of Mrs. Behn -- The Rover (Part I); or, The banish'd cavaliers -- The Rover (part II); or, The banish'd cavaliers -- The Dutch lover -- The Roundheads; or, The good old cause -- Notes -- Notes: critical and explanatory.

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