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NDMU Auditions for The Rover

By Rhea Guzman

Aphra Behn, the first professional female writer in English and the creator of “The Rover,” once said, “Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.” Under the direction of Ann Turiano, Notre Dame of Maryland University is taking on the production of “The Rover” this spring. 241 more words

Arts And Entertainment

Review: Flashfire

“No,” Parker said.

All three were disappointed, gazing at him as though he’d let them down in some unexpected way. Carlson said, “Could I ask why?”

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Donald Westlake Novels

Two Badass Bitches: or, Dissertation Drama Pt. 2

So finally we have part two of my little dissertation diary project. Today, I thought I’d talk about the two wonderful lady writers that feature in my research project: Eliza Haywood, and Aphra Behn. 467 more words


Women of Words Portraits - No. 1 Aphra Behn

To celebrate the women that have shaped literature over history, I have begun working on a Women of Words Portrait series, where I want to create ten portraits that incorporate the very medium that they worked in. 53 more words


The Enigma of Aphra Behn

“All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn which is, most scandalously but rather appropriately, in Westminster Abbey, for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds.”-Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own…

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Aphra Behn

As I begin in earnest my research and work to write about Lady Mary Wortley Montegue I have decided to read lots of biographies.  I hope it will reveal a way clear for me to do justice to this woman whose life I believe will interest a wider audience.   588 more words