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fame of honest Margaret Cavendish

Elaine Hobby

fame of honest Margaret Cavendish

by Elaine Hobby

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, -- Duchess of, -- 1623?-1673.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis(M.A.) - University of Essex 1979.

    StatementElaine Hobby.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13941407M

    The 17 th century writer Lady Margaret Cavendish () helped to popularise the ideas of the scientific revolution. Colourful, outspoken and widely ridiculed for her eccentricities, she was one of the first to argue that theology is outside the parameters of scientific inquiry. Fame, Virtue, and Government: Margaret Cavendish on Ethics and Politics Article in Journal of the History of Ideas 67(2) April with 64 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    Margaret CavendishExcerpt from The Description of the New WorldCalled the Blazing World () Reprinted in The Description of the New WorldCalled the Blazing World and Other WritingsEdited by Kate LilleyPublished in Source for information on Margaret Cavendish: Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library dictionary. All I desire is fame', wrote Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. Sixteen paper books of no title, written in straggling letters, for the impetuosity of her thought always outdid the pace.

    - Digital Cavendish Project - #MarCav17 Presentation; Resources & Publications - Margaret Cavendish Bibliography Initiative - International Margaret Cavendish Society - Letters in the Philosophical Letters () - Project Vox - Margaret Cavendish - Margaret Cavendish, Houses, and Gardens Blog - Dawn of the Unread - Current Publications.   Margaret Lucas Cavendish, first Duchess of Newcastle, remains one of the most remarkable authors of the mid-seventeenth century. Praised by the influential philosophers and university faculty of her day, ridiculed by contemporary literati and later biographers, she published thirteen separate volumes of poetry and prose.


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INTRODUCTION The prolific Margaret Cavendish () has long been known to schol-ars of English literature. She published some eighteen plays, as well as poems, orations, essays, allegories, letters written to imaginary correspon.

a notorious celebrity. Margaret Cavendish was hardly a passive spectator to her own fame and infamy. She used the burgeoning print culture of the sev enteenth century and the theater of post Restoration society presenting herself with active agency to formulate a public persona.

However, celebrity and notoriety are also cultural phenomena that. Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle: A Glorious Fame eBook: Jones, Kathleen: : Kindle StoreReviews: 7.

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– Margaret Cavendish (née Lucas), Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne, published by Silvester Harding, stipple engraving, published 10 August © National Portrait Gallery, London. Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, was a prolific writer who worked in many genres, including poetry, fiction, drama, letters, biography, science, and even science fiction.

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle: A Glorious Fame Kindle Edition The author is obviously very interested in her subject, but is honest in her portrayal of Margaret Cavendish and does not gloss over her faults, or contradictory attitudes.

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Margaret Cavendish is a very early English writer that wrote this when it was not acceptable for women to write and publish books. I am not sure of a lot of the backstory behind this, but I'm hoping to be able to gleam some of that in the new book Margaret the First, which explores her life in a biographical historical fiction story.3/5.

Compre Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle: A Glorious Fame (English Edition) de Jones, Kathleen na Confira também os eBooks Reviews: 7. Margaret Cavendish and The Blazing World This is a linocut portrait of Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne ( – ), 17th-century English aristocrat, philosopher, poet, scientist, fiction-writer, and playwright shown with her imaginary world from her strange science fiction novel ' The Blazing World ' which she Author: Minouette.

Get this from a library. A glorious fame: the life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, [Kathleen Jones].

Margaret Cavendish was one of the few women in the 17th c. whose exceptionally lucky circumstances allowed her to become a published author. She married a very rich and powerful guy, Duke of Newcastle, who, while a widower thirty years her senior, was actually very supportive of her and let her do pretty much everything she pleased (even though so much older, he outlived her).

See Margaret Cavendish (–) for the later Duchess of Newcastle of this name. Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne ( – 15 December ) was an English aristocrat, a prolific writer, and a Margaret Lucas, she was the youngest sister of prominent royalists Sir John Lucas and Sir Charles became an attendant of Queen Henrietta Maria and.Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was a groundbreaking writer—a utopian visionary, a scientist, a science-fiction pioneer.

Margaret Cavendish: Selected full-text books and articles Margaret the First: A Biography of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, By Douglas Grant Rupert Hart-Davis, The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World, better known as The Blazing World, is a work of prose fiction by the English writer Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle.

Feminist critic Dale Spender calls it a forerunner of science fiction. It can also be read as a utopian : Margaret Cavendish.