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The royal spy who became the feminist answer to Shakespeare

18 mins | Apr 1, 2021
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A literary pioneer with a passion for intelligence. In the 17th century, Aphra Ben was the first English woman in history to work as a professional writer, but this achievement was not the only fascinating thing about her. Julia Metreux explores the intriguing life of the boundary-pushing playwright, who used her life of espionage and incredible social awareness to break into the world of literature.
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