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Behn, Aphra

Line breaks: Aphra Behn
Pronunciation: /beɪn
 
, bɛn/

Definition of Behn, Aphra in English:

( 1640–89), English novelist and dramatist, regarded as the first professional woman writer in England. Notable works: The Rover (comic play, 1678) and Oroonoko, or the History of the Royal Slave (novel, 1688).

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