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Title Professor Elaine Hobby: The first professional woman writer in English
Date Sun 30 Apr
Event Lecture
Time 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Venue Old Sessions House, OS.0.01, Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1NX
Contact artsandculture@canterbury.ac.uk or Tel: 01227 922994
Price Standard Adult - £10.00

The first professional woman writer in English, Aphra Johnson, was from Canterbury. Born in Harbledown in 1640, under her married surname of Behn she had a spectacular career on the London stage in the 1670s and 80s, and wrote ground-breaking fiction and poetry, too.

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