Aphra Behn and Her Female Successors

ab 14,90 

Margarete Rubik (Ed.)

ISBN 978-3-643-90161-3
Band-Nr. 17
Jahr 2011
Seiten 208
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Austria: Forschung und Wissenschaft – Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft


This collection of essays casts new light at Aphra Behn’s poetry, drama,
prose and literary criticism. The contributors analyse her creative
response to the lite-rary theories, genres and motifs of her age and point
out remarkable analogies to the writings of her female successors, some of
whom have not hitherto been viewed in relation to this Restoration pioneer
of female authorship. Her influence on modern writers can still be felt in
texts as diverse as Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, Molly Brown’s historical
thriller set in Restoration England, and Joan Anim-Addo’s adaptation of