Fable and allegory

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This chapter discusses fable as a satirical form between the 1680s and the 1730s. It focuses on the work of three writers -- Aphra Behn, John Dryden, and Anne Finch -- contextualising their work in relation to contemporary politics and the history of fable.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Eighteenth-Century Satire
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jul 2019


  • fable, satire