Additional Resources for The Rover by Aphra Behn

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Altaba-Artal, Dolors, Aphra Behn's English Feminism: Wit and Satire, Susquehanna University Press, 1999.

This is a scholarly analysis of Behn's major works, with a chapter including The Rover. Altaba-Artal finds significant evidence of Spanish influence in Behn's works.

Duffy, Maureen, The Passionate Shepherdess: Aphra Behn 1640-89, Cape, 1977.

This is an early twentieth-century biography of Aphra Behn by a feminist critic and author.

Hughes, Derek, The Theatre of Aphra Behn, Palgrave, 2001.

Hughes presents a chronological study of Behn's plays, putting them into historical context as well as demonstrating her development as a playwright.

Hutner, Heidi, "Revisioning the Female Body: Aphra Behn's

The Rover, Parts I and II," in Rereading Aphra Behn: History, Theory and Criticism, edited by Heidi Hutner, University Press of Virginia, 1993.

This essay is a feminist reading of Behn's two Rover plays.

Kreis-Schinck, Annette, Women, Writing, and the Theater in the Early Modern Period: The Plays of Aphra Behn and...

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