Behn, Aphra 1640-1689
Most widely held works about Aphra Behn
Most widely held works by Aphra Behn
Oroonoko, or, The royal slave by Aphra Behn ( Book )
120 editions published between 1688 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,929 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.
The rover by Aphra Behn ( Book )
65 editions published between 1677 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,033 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 )
148 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 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.
The rover, or, The banished cavaliers by Aphra Behn ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 936 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 novels of Mrs. Aphra Behn by Aphra Behn ( Book )
16 editions published between 1905 and 1990 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Selected writings of the ingenious Mrs. Aphra Behn : comprising the four novels .., and selected verse and translations by Aphra Behn ( Book )
13 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 libraries worldwide
The rover ; The feigned courtesans ; The lucky chance ; The emperor of the moon by Aphra Behn ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Oroonoko, The rover, and other works by Aphra Behn ( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Works by "the first truly professional woman writer in English."
Love-letters between a nobleman and his sister by Aphra Behn ( Book )
32 editions published between 1694 and 2009 in English and held by 448 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.
Oroonoko & other prose narratives by Aphra Behn ( Book )
9 editions published between 1718 and 1994 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Oroonoko, and other writings by Aphra Behn ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
The most complete collection of the work of Aphra Behn (1640-89) available, this volume contains Oroonoko and five other works of fiction ranging from comedy and high melodrama to tragedy. The works included: The Fair Jilt, Memoirs of the Court of the King of Bantam, The History of the Nun, The Adventure of the Black Lady, and The Unfortunate Bride, are complemented by a generous selection of her poetry from public political verse to lyrics and witty conversation poems.
Five plays by Aphra Behn ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 libraries worldwide
The lucky chance, or, The alderman's bargain by Aphra Behn ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the Rover (The banished cavaliers) by Aphra Behn ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Abdelazer, or, The Moor's revenge a tragedy, as it is acted at His Royal Highness the Duke's Theatre by Aphra Behn ( Book )
38 editions published between 1677 and 1996 in English and French and held by 206 libraries worldwide
A tragic play.
The second part of The rover by Aphra Behn ( Book )
25 editions published between 1681 and 1997 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A second part of a play based on Tom Killigrew's 'Thomaso, or The Wanderer'.
Love-letters between a nobleman and his sister with the history of their adventures. In three parts by Aphra Behn ( Book )
44 editions published between 1708 and 1979 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Imaginary letters between a man and his sister-in-law.
A pindarick on the death of our late sovereign with an ancient prophecy on his present Majesty by Aphra Behn ( Book )
16 editions published in 1685 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
A discovery of new worlds by Fontenelle ( Book )
14 editions published between 1688 and 1985 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The rover or, the banish'd cavaliers. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by Aphra Behn ( Book )
39 editions published between 1677 and 2005 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A play based on Tom Killigrew's 'Thomaso, or The Wanderer'.
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