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The Forc'd Marriage, or The Jealous Bridegroom. A Tragi-Comedy. As it is Acted at His Highnesse the Duke of York's Theatre.

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The Forc'd Marriage, or The Jealous Bridegroom. A Tragi-Comedy. As it is Acted at His Highnesse the Duke of York's Theatre.

By Aphra Behn


In the history of English literature, the 1671 first edition of Aphra Behn's 'The Forc'd Marriage, or the Jealous Bridegroom' occupies a place of great import. It is the first publication by the first woman to earn her living by writing. . The play was written shortly after Behn…

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