Aphra Behn Quotes (31 quotes)




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The Lucky Chance, Act IV (1686)
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The Lover's Watch, Four o'Clock General Conversation (1686)
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The Rover, Part II, Act I (1681)
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The Rover, Part I, Act I, sc. ii (1677)
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The Rover, Part I, Act I, sc. ii
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The Feigned Courtesans, Act III, sc. i (1679)
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The Rover, Part II, Act I


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Aphra Behn
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Born: 1640

Died: April 16, 1689 (aged 49)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Dramatist, novelist

Bio: Aphra Behn was a prolific dramatist of the English Restoration and was one of the first English professional female writers. Her writing contributed to the amatory fiction genre of British literature. Along with Delarivier Manley and Eliza Haywood, she is sometimes referred to as part of The fair triumvirate of wit.

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