Wowed by Aphra

On the evening of 8 July 2021, Charlotte Cornell wowed the CCS AGM with a powerful and rousing talk on APHRA BEHN. This remarkable Canterbury-born woman was the FIRST

  • female professional writer in English;
  • female writer whose work (Orinooco) became a prime abolitionist text;
  • author of a novel in English (as some claim for Orinooco).

Now we need a fitting monument to this fine, feisty pioneer. Join the CCS and the A is for Aphra campaign now. Please!

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