Tag Archives: Behn

Feminist Approaches to Literature

Below is a sneak preview of the kind of material that will be going up in our Approaches to Literature section of the website over the next month, which are designed to offer alternative points of access to the Writers Inspire … Continue reading

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Aphra Behn and Poetic Culture

This essay is the last of four distilled from a lecture series on Aphra Behn given by Dr. Abigail Williams of the University of Oxford and adapted for the Great Writers Inspire project by Kate O’Connor. Click to view the … Continue reading

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Aphra Behn and Political Culture

This essay is the third of four distilled from a lecture series on Aphra Behn given by Dr. Abigail Williams of the University of Oxford and adapted for the Great Writers Inspire project by Kate O’Connor. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Aphra Behn and the Restoration Theatre

This essay is the second of four distilled from a lecture series on Aphra Behn given by Dr. Abigail Williams of the University of Oxford and adapted for the Great Writers Inspire project by Kate O’Connor. Click here to see … Continue reading

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Who is Aphra Behn?

This essay is the first of four distilled from a lecture series on Aphra Behn given by Dr. Abigail Williams of the University of Oxford and adapted for the Great Writers Inspire Project by Kate O’Connor. So who is Aphra … Continue reading

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Aphra Behn: A “Life dedicated to Pleasure and Poetry”

Aphra Behn was a bold, salacious, and pioneering individual. If Frances Burney made women writers respectable, it was Aphra Behn who put them on the map. Young Woman In 1640 Aphra Behn was born Eaffrey Johnson of Canterbury, the daughter of … Continue reading

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