The Rover (HarperPerennial Classics)

The Rover (HarperPerennial Classics)

Aphra Behn

trustworthy and good-looking, the Englishman Belvile is in love with the Italian girl Florinda, who's betrothed to a different. Willmore, the rover, is in love with Hellena, sister of Florinda and destined for the convent. And Angellica Bianca, a courtesan, is in love with Willmore. opposed to the backdrop of Naples in the course of Carnival time, this assorted solid of characters pursue existence, honour, and enjoyment during this comedic drama.

Author and playwright Aphra Behn created a essentially male-centric international in The Rover, yet doesn't brush aside the ability of her woman characters, who're keen to visit severe measures to meet their wants. The Rover used to be written for revenue at a time whilst Behn had misplaced her resource of source of revenue, yet grew to become the most renowned performs of the recovery period, and it truly is nonetheless studied and greatly played in sleek times.

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