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Episode 14 - Aphra Behn

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The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history.

In this episode, Dead Ladies Show co-founder Katy Derbyshire tells us all about Restoration playwright, poet, translator, and novelist Aphra Behn. Known for her popular plays and bawdy verses, Aphra was the first woman to earn her living from writing (in English). She was also a spy, and is said to have invented Milk Punch cocktail.

Also, Susan Stone explores an exhibition of Vivian Maier's photography, and delves into the questions of authorship, consent, and copyright surrounding the discovery of her never-seen negatives and films shortly before the death of this mysterious woman in 2009.

See images of Aphra and Vivian and their wonderful work at:

deadladiesshow.com/2018/11/15/podcast-14-aphra-behn/

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The Dead Ladies Show was founded by Florian Duijsens and Katy Derbyshire. The podcast is created, produced, edited, and presented by Susan Stone.

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