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Aphra Behn

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Aphra Behn: Public vote for Canterbury statue of female playwright

A public vote has opened to choose the design for a statue of a prolific female playwright. Aphra Behn, born in 1640, was one of the most prolific writers of her era and is buried in Westminster Abbey. A fundraising campaign to raise £100,000 for a bronze memorial in her...
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SYMHC Classics: Aphra Behn

This 2017 episode covers the life of Aphra Behn, but there's really not a lot concretely known about the her. In addition to being a spy, was a dramatist, poet, novelist, translator, and the first woman in English literature known to have made her living as a writer.
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