In this episode, Sam, Emma, Avery, and Grace explore the various critiques of the institution of marriage for seventeenth-century women in her various protagonists across both novellas and plays.
In this episode, Baylee, Cameron, and Brennan consider the different ways in which slavery is used as a political and personal metaphor in the novellas and plays by Aphra Behn.
In this episode, Ke-Anna, Aramis, and Savannah try to figure out exactly what about the newly-restored monarchy Behn’s works valorize and critique, with some help from an interview with Dr. Michelle Dowd (University of Alabama), director of the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies.
In this episode, Emma, Emma, and Emily take a look at how Behn’s characters use covert skill to make their own way in a world working against them. The episode features an interview with Dr. Claire Bowditch (Loughborough University), general editor of the new Cambridge Edition of the Works of Aphra Behn.