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Behn, Aphra 1640-1689

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Works: 1,010 works in 3,607 publications in 5 languages and 65,618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources  Drama  Records and correspondence  Software 
Roles: Translator, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Correspondent
Classifications: PR3317, 823.4
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Most widely held works by Aphra Behn
Oroonoko, or, The royal slave by Aphra Behn ( )
97 editions published between 1688 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the love story between Oroonoko, the grandson of an African king, and the daughter of that king's general. The king takes the girl into his harem, and when she plans to escape with his grandson, sells her as a slave. When Oroonoko tries to follow her he is caught by an English slave trader and taken to the same West Indian island as his love
The rover, or, The banished cavaliers by Aphra Behn ( Book )
103 editions published between 1677 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Rover Aphra Behn A rollicking Restoration comedy-the most performed and most studied by the increasingly admired first ever woman playwright, Aphra Behn."--BOOK JACKET
The rover by Aphra Behn ( Book )
56 editions published between 1677 and 2012 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plot follows the fortunes of opposing lovers, one a woman of quality masquerading as a courtesan and one a wandering rake whose philandering days end when he falls in love with her. Several near-rapes and the tragic case of a jilted courtesan, another character in the play, balance the comic treatment of sexual politics in the seventeenth century
The works of Aphra Behn by Aphra Behn ( Book )
59 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The InteLex Past Masters Women Writers database The Works of Aphra Behn contains seven volumes of Behn's Works as published by Pickering & Chatto 2000-2001
Love-letters between a nobleman and his sister by Aphra Behn ( Book )
67 editions published between 1684 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister, Aphra Behn, a leading Restoration dramatist, produced what is arguably the first long novel in English. Her witty, racy roman a' clef in three volumes is set in the tumultuous years surrounding the death of Charles II in 1685. A heady mix of eroticism, sex and politics, it concentrates on a sensational aristocratic scandal of the day, the seduction of Henrietta Berkeley by her sister's husband Lord Grey, a notorious libertine, rebel and intimate of King Charles's son, the Duke of Monmouth
The emperor of the moon As now acting with applause at the Theatre-Royal in Smock-Alley by Aphra Behn ( Book )
64 editions published between 1678 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love-letters between a nobleman and his sister with the history of their adventures. In three parts by Aphra Behn ( )
48 editions published between 1708 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imaginary letters between a man and his sister-in-law
The novels of Mrs. Aphra Behn by Aphra Behn ( Book )
21 editions published between 1905 and 1990 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rover ; The feigned courtesans ; The lucky chance ; The emperor of the moon by Aphra Behn ( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The forc'd marriage, or, The jealous bridegroom a tragi-comedy : as it is acted at His Highnesse the Duke of Yorks theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
42 editions published between 1671 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A play of relations between the sexes
Love in many masks: as altered by J.P. Kemble, from Mrs. Behn's Rover, and first acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, March 8th, 1790 by Aphra Behn ( )
37 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The city-heiress, or, Sir Timothy Treat-all a comedy : as it is acted at His Royal Highness his theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
44 editions published between 1682 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play concerning an heiress
Oroonoko, The rover, and other works by Aphra Behn ( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Works by "the first truly professional woman writer in English."
The false count, or, A new way to play an old game as it is acted at the Duke's Theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
34 editions published between 1682 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play about a fake count
Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, criticism by Aphra Behn ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the original 1688 text of the classic work by Aphra Behnabout the slave trade in the seventeenth century, and includes textual notes, historical backgrounds on settlers, slaves, and slavers, opinions on slavery by John Locke and others, and critical essays
Abdelazer, or, The Moor's revenge a tragedy, as it is acted at His Royal Highness the Duke's Theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
35 editions published between 1677 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragic play
The young king, or, The mistake as 'tis acted at His Royal Highness, the Dukes Theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
35 editions published between 1683 and 1995 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A play based on part 8 of Cléopatre / by Gaultier de Coste, seigneur de La Calprenède, and on La vida es sueño / by Pedro Calderón de la Barca
All the histories and novels by Aphra Behn ( )
32 editions published between 1698 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The town-fopp, or, Sir Timothy Tawdrey a comedy : as it is acted at His Royal Highness the Duke's theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
33 editions published between 1677 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play about arranged marriage
Plays by Aphra Behn ( )
32 editions published between 1702 and 1996 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Johnston, Aphra
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Languages
English (1,010)
German (2)
French (1)
Galician (1)
Italian (1)
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