The Rover

The Rover

by Aphra Behn
     
 

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The first English woman to earn her living by writing, Aphra Behn combined dramatic genius and training with personal experience that gave her rare insights into manners and roles. A comic satire, The Rover roamed the English stage for a century and has been rediscovered in our own time as a theatrical masterpiece of wit and daring.

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The first English woman to earn her living by writing, Aphra Behn combined dramatic genius and training with personal experience that gave her rare insights into manners and roles. A comic satire, The Rover roamed the English stage for a century and has been rediscovered in our own time as a theatrical masterpiece of wit and daring.

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“This well-conceived edition of Aphra Behn’s The Rover begins with a lively, thorough and intelligent introduction to the play. The scholarly work is indispensable.” — Heidi Hutner, Hunter College, City University of New York

Heidi Hutner CUNY
"This well-conceived edition of Aphra Behn's The Rover begins with a lively, thorough and intelligent introduction to the play. The scholarly work is indispensable."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781105516412
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
02/03/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
442 KB

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Anne Russell is Associate Professor of English at Wilfrid Laurier University and a specialist in 17th-century drama.

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