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Author Spencer, Jane

Title Aphra Behn's afterlife / Jane Spencer
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (viii, 309 pages) : illustrations
Contents Intro; Contents; Introduction; PART I REPUTATIONS; 1 Pleasure and Poetry: The Behn Myth; 2 The Dramatist and the Novelist; PART II INFLUENCES; 3 The Sons of Behn; 4 Her Wit, without Her Shame: Women Writing after Behn; PART III RECEPTIONS; 5 The Rover; 6 Oroonoko; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary Aphra Behn is significant as an early example of a successful professional woman writer. This analysis of her influence on literature argues the need for a feminist revision of the writer who had literary sons as well as daughters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-302) and index
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Subject Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 -- Stage history
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 -- Influence
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Oroonoko.
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Rover
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689
SUBJECT Oroonoko (Behn, Aphra) fast
Rover (Behn, Aphra) fast
Subject Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
Slavery in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Slavery in literature
Women and literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585486395