You may send this item to up to five recipients. Topics librivox , audio , drama , play , comedy , restoration , behn. Willmore and Hellena’s growing attraction is complicated when Angellica Bianca becomes jealous. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Male 10 , Female 7 , Neutral 0. As this plot unravels, Hellena’s older sister, Florinda, attempts to avoid an unappealing arranged marriage to her brother’s best friend, and devises a plan to marry her true love, Colonel Belvile. Don’t bother with it.
Only in the prologue of the third edition did Behn finally take credit for the play. The “rover” of the play’s title is Willmore, a rakish naval captain, who falls in love with a young woman named Hellena, who has set out to experience love before her brother sends her to a convent. Aurora Metro Books Buy this work. Please enter the message. Source Librivox recording of a public-domain text. Citations are based on reference standards. The Rover played in the Swan Theatre in a fusion of sights and sounds, whirling music, cultural tension, dubious romance and dilapidated beauty.
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The Rover follows the escapades of a band of banished English cavaliers apyra they enjoy themselves at a carnival in Naples. You already recently rated this item. Don’t bother with it. All rights whatsoever in this play are strictly reserved and application for performance etc.
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It is believed that it took her this long to claim authorship because she was afraid of potential plagiarism charges, as the play closely resembles Thomas Killigrew’s ‘Thomaso.
Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. As Don Pedro increases pressure on her to marry Antonio, she flees her home, running headlong into an angry, vengeful Blunt.
Hellena, a noble Spanish woman, is determined to experience love before being sent away to a convent. Waiting for Belvile at her garden gate, Florinda finds herself fending off a drunken Willmore.
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Meanwhile, Hellena’s sister Florinda attempts to marry her true love, Colonel Belvile, rather than the man her brother has selected. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Behn, Aphra, — Believing she is in love with him, he is humiliated to discover she is a thief and a prostitute.
The “rover” of the play’s title is Willmore, a rakish naval captain, who falls in love with a young woman named Hellena, who has set out to experience love before her brother sends her to a convent.
Hellena falls in love with Willmore, but difficulties arise when a famous courtesan, Angellica Bianca, also falls in love with Willmore.
By using this site you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Source Librivox recording of a public-domain text. Photos of the cast of The Rover in rehearsal Find out more. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Aurora Metro Books Buy this work. Elizabeth Klett Don Pedro: The story strings together multiple plotlines revolving around the amorous adventures of these Englishmen, who pursue a pair of noble Spanish sisters, as well as a mistress and common prostitute.
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Florinda, her sister, is set upon following her own heart and marrying the English Colonel Belvile, against the wishes of her father who wants her to marry a rich old manand her brother Don Pedro who plans for her to marry his friend Don Antonio. Photos of the cast of The Rover in rehearsal Find out more. When she turns out to be a prostitute and thief, he is humiliated and attempts to rape Florinda as revenge against all women for the pain and damage that Lucetta has caused te.