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Behn

 (bān, bĕn), Aphra or Ayfara 1640-1689.
British writer of plays, poetry, and fiction who was one of the first professional women authors in English. Her best-known work is the prose fiction Oroonoko (1688).

Behn

(bɛn)
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(Biography) Aphra (ˈæfrə). 1640–89, English dramatist and novelist, best known for her play The Rover (1678) and her novel Oroonoko (1688)

Behn

(beɪn)
n.
Aphra, 1640–89, English writer.
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His prominent test cases are the works of Rochester and of Aphra Behn - with significant discussion of a host of other male and female poets and playwrights as well.
Her novel Oroonoko (1688; reprinted 1933), the story of an enslaved African prince whom Behn knew in South America, influenced the development of the English novel.
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Victoria Behn, director of the Middle East and Africa at the Euromoney Conference, said that the conference is delighted to be working with the government of Egypt on an agenda that gives a comprehensive and compelling overview of Egypt's finance and investment outlook.
Her study concerns Behn, Manley, Congreve, and Fielding, but her insight is pertinent to Sterne, Mackenzie, Burney, and Scott (at the bare minimum) as well.
Behn was very much a feminist - perhaps one of the first, giving the woman's point of view.
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Alison Behn, sales and technical director of Micro-Scientific, pointed out this might be a systematic issue that needs to be addressed at a higher level.
Surveying works by Aphra Behn, Jane Barker, Eliza Haywood, and Mary Davys, Gevirtz explores how such debates helped shape narrative practices within the early novel.