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Aphra Behn Biography

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Aphra Behn (10 July 1640 – 16 April 1689) was a prolific dramatist of the English Restoration and was one of the first English professional female writers. Her writing contributed to the amatory fiction genre of British literature.. English Restoration dramatist; one of first English professional female writers

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