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Aphra Behn: A Secret Life

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Description for Aphra Behn: A Secret Life paperback. An exploration of the life, work, and historical background of Aphra Behn: seventeenth-century dramatist, poet, novelist, political propagandist, bisexual and spy. BIC Classification: BGL; DD; JFSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 32. .
The life, work and history of Aphra Behn: seventeenth century dramatist, poet, novelist, political propagandist, bisexual writer, and spy. Praise for the first hardback edition: Fascinating scholarship. Todd conveys Behn's vivacious character and the mores of the time. the New York Times Ground-breakingit reads quickly and lightly. Even Todd s throwaway lines are steeped in learning and observation. Ruth Perry, MIT, Women s Review of Books A major biography; of interest to everyone who cares about women as writers. Times Higher Education Supplement Fascinating, a page-turner and a delight, an astonishingly thorough book. Emma Donoghue All ... Read more

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About Janet Todd
Janet Todd was born in Wales and grew up in Britain, Bermuda and Sri Lanka. She has worked in Ghana, Puerto Rico, India, Scotland and England. In the US, at the University of Florida and Douglass College, Rutgers, she began the first journal devoted to women s writing. She has published on the novel and memoir and written biographies of ... Read more

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Shelf Awareness (07/21/2017): Aphra Behn was a 17th-century playwright, poet, translator, propagandist and spy, and one of the first English women successfully to support herself as a professional writer. She was an iconoclast who expressed many radical political, religious and sexual ideas through her work. Aphra Behn: A Secret Life is a revised and updated reissue of the 1996 biography ... Read more

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