Behn Five Plays by Aphra Behn
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Behn Five Plays
By Aphra Behn

Behn Five Plays

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Behn Five Plays by Aphra Behn

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Aphra Behn was among the wittiest and most prolific playwrights of her day The Widow Ranter is a tragi-comedy, The False Count concerns the marriage of a young woman to a much older man whilst The Lucky Chance ran into instant criticism for immorality. The Rover is her most famous comedy and Abdelazar is her only tragedy."Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common...All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn." (Virginia Woolf on Aphra Behn)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413170903
ISBN-10: 041317090X
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 111mm x 30mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Dec-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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