The Libertine, the Gypsy, and the Lump: Gender Inversions in John Wilmot's "The Imperfect Enjoyment" and Aphra Behn's The Rover

Kristina Alexa Holm


This paper explores the relationship between John Wilmot’s “The Imperfect Enjoyment” and Aphra Behn’s The Rover. Both writers examine the concept of the will, particularly within their respective female protagonists. 

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