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Critical Textual Examination of Women in Restoration Era Literature

In this textual examination I will be examining the complicated interactions between people of different social standing, by different social class, race, and gender, during the Restoration Era. 1,489 more words

Aphra Behn

Pass the Coffee: or, Dissertation Drama Pt. I

It’s Sunday, and two days ago, I finally submitted my BA dissertation proposal.

Weeks of research and writing have culminated with the official start of my dissertation; even more weeks of research, writing, and countless cups of coffee. 437 more words

The Rover

Playing alongside The Two Noble Kinsmen in the Swan Theatre this season is The Rover: both plays formed part of the Swan’s opening season back in 1986, and have been chosen to be produced once again this year. 366 more words



Non-stop fun is the stamp of Loveday Ingram’s exuberant, and very sexy production of Aphra Behn’s The Rover for the RSC, in the perfectly proportioned Swan Theatre, Stratford. 933 more words

Further thoughts on 'The Rover' at the RSC.

1: This is less a formal review than an informal expansion of my thoughts upon seeing this production. Expect possible silliness.

2: This is also relatively long, since there is a lot I’ve needed to say ever since seeing the play. 4,638 more words

Aphra Behn: Oroonoko

The school year has already started and one of my courses this semester is about British Literature of the long 18th century.

The first book that we had to read for this course was the book that I am writing a blogpost about today; Oroonoko by Aphra Behn. 2,968 more words


The Rover - review

Review of The Rover   (FOLLOW LINK) by Aphra Behn, at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford. Aphra Behn was Britain’s first woman playwright, and this 1677 play is full of fun … dance, English cavaliers, three feisty sexy sisters, Latin American music, proud Spanish dons, sword fights, a laugh a minute. 18 more words

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