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Margaret Cavendish: Political Writings

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Part of Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

  • Date Published: November 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521633499

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  • Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673) is unique among women writers of the seventeenth century in the scale of her output and in her aspiration to create a philosophical system. This edition presents Cavendish as a political author, and Susan James includes two major texts, the Orations and The Blazing World, accompanied by the standard series features that enables students to gain a better understanding of one of the truly distinctive political voices of the early modern period.

    • A major addition to this well-known series, this book features texts by an extraordinary figure in the history of ideas
    • The editor, Susan James, is one of the world's leading authorities on early modern and feminist philosophy
    • All the student-friendly series features will be useful for the many courses on women's writing where Cavendish is studied
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    "If we forget the myth of Mad Madge and actually read her, we find not so much muddle and inconsistency as rhetorical skill deployed to generate a free play of ideas." Helen Hackett, Times Literary Supplement

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    • Date Published: November 2003
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521633499
    • length: 346 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    Chronology of Margaret Cavendish
    Further Reading
    The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing World
    Orations of Divers Sorts, Accommodated to Divers Places
    Index.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • 18th C. Utopias
    • Milton and Rebellion
  • Author

    Margaret Cavendish

    Editor

    Susan James, Birkbeck College, University of London
    Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, was the first Englishwoman to publish a large body of literary and philosophical work in her own lifetime.

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