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, Taylor, Daniel, and Briana explore concepts of betting on love and relationships, as well as Restoration-age gambling culture. To support this endeavors is an interview with Dr. Misty Anderson (University of Tennessee), co-convener of the R18 Collective.
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.
Marlee and Hughes explore metaphors from nature, as well as disease allusions related to plagues or poxes to develop characters’ deportments, romances, and mannerisms across the works of Aphra Behn.