Aphra Behn's afterlife

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 309 pages
Aphra Behn, now becoming recognized as a major Restoration figure, is especially significant as an early example of a successful professional woman writer. This book analyses her reception as a poet, a novelist, and a dramatist, demonstrating her far-reaching influence on eighteenth-century literature and on the formation of the English literary canon.

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Contents

Introduction
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The Behn Myth
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The Dramatist and the Novelist
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Copyright

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