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An influential playwright and author of the Restoration Era, she is known for plays such as The Rover, Sir Patient Fancy, and The Feigned Courtesans. Her novels include Oroonoko and Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister.
During her younger years, she traveled to many places, including Venezuela and Africa. She published her first dramatic work, The Forced Marriage, in 1670.
She had a stint as a political spy for the English Government.
How did Aphra Behn die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||48 years|
|Birthday||December 14, 1640|
|Death date||April 16, 1689|
|Place of death||London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude."Aphra Behn
"That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library."Aphra Behn
"Variety is the soul of pleasure."Aphra Behn
"Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life."Aphra Behn
"Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow."Aphra Behn