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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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Women's Stories

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

ON THIS DAY: December 14, 2016

December 14th is

Bouillabaisse Day

Monkey Day

Roast Chestnuts Day *

Quantum Theory Day *


MORE! Aphra Behn, Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager. click 558 more words


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

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