Aphra Behn Janet Todd
Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister
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Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister Aphra Behn Janet Todd 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 used her position at court to become a spy Love Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister was published in 1687 Originally publiAphra 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. Love Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister Aphra Behn was a th 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
  • Title: Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister
  • Author: Aphra Behn Janet Todd
  • ISBN: 9780140435375
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Roman Clodia says:

      Since I have lost my honour, fame and friends, my interest and my parents, and all for mightier love I ll stop at nothing now.Behn s epistolary novel written in three parts between 1684 7 is a vast and transgressive prose piece which predates the first novels of Richardson and Defoe by at least 30 years The original story retold in Part 1 is that of a contemporary aristocratic scandal as Henrietta Berkeley is seduced by, and elopes with, her brother in law brother in C17th nomenclature and categ [...]

    2. Suzanne says:

      Watch as Aphra throws the epistolary novel out the window and invents the modern novel in the second half.Eat that, Samuel Richardson.

    3. Gabriel says:

      Twelve love letters before secret rendezvous may lead to impotence.

    4. Doria says:

      The language ranges from elevated to saucy, and the twists and turns are clever, as one would expect from Aphra Behn But this is a long, sad, and sordid tale that ends badly for everyone involved The book is most interesting from a historical perspective, in that it may be scholars debate this point the first published English novel, made piquant by virtue of the fact that it was written by a notorious female playwright In fact, the tortuously drawn out love affairs of the ostensible two main c [...]

    5. Emily says:

      I think, like a lot of people, I associate pre 19th century literature with boring and dry reads That doesn t necessarily mean bad, and I have read exceptions to this, but that s what I expect from a book written in the late 1600s Boy, was I ever wrong with this book It is one of the most buckwild things I ve ever read I didn t see any of the plot twists coming, and though in retrospect they re perhaps not as wild as they felt at the time, I gasped far too often while reading it Of all things, I [...]

    6. Danielle says:

      must have been written mid 1600s horrible, i tried and tried but couldn t finish dull unimaginative they wrote almost a dozen letters in the span of a couple hours as they prepared to see each other and these letters were pages long each the sentences were simply too long to be palatable ugh.

    7. Kate says:

      pure cracktastic awesome

    8. Sonic says:

      Based on a real life affair and rebellion epsomandewellhistoryexplor

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