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Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister (eBook) Aphra Behn

Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister (eBook)

Aphra Behn

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ISBN : 9781438568416
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396 pages
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Aphra Behn was a 17th century restoration playwright. She was one of the first European female playwrights. Her marriage, if it existed at all, lasted only a few years. She was known to be bisexual which played a major role in her writing. Behn usedMoreAphra Behn was a 17th century restoration playwright. She was one of the first European female playwrights. Her marriage, if it existed at all, lasted only a few years. She was known to be bisexual which played a major role in her writing. Behn used her position at court to become a spy. Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister was published in 1687. Originally published in 3 volumes, it was an epistolary work centering on the Mommouth Rebellion in 1685. James II was Roman Catholic and many people were opposed to a Catholic king. James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, was the illegitimate son of Charles II. James Scott tried to disgrace James II so he could inherit the throne