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22/03/2016
by barenose
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Remember the Ladies: Aphra Behn

She is famously remembered in Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own”>: “All women together ought to let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn which is, most scandalously but rather appropriately, in Westminster Abbey, for it was she who earned them the right to speak their minds.” Her grave is not included in the Poets’ Corner but lies in the East Cloister near the steps to the church. Continue reading

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