Margaret Cavendish: Selected full-text books and articles
Margaret the First: A Biography of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1623-1673 Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957
Margaret Cavendish and the Romance of Contract Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 2, Summer 1997PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL
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The Mental World of Stuart Women: Three Studies University of Massachusetts Press, 1987
Librarian’s tip: Chap. I "Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle"
Reading Early Modern Women's Writing Oxford University Press, 2006
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Margaret Cavendish and Lucy Hutchinson: Authorship and Ownership"
Feeling as a Foreign Language: The Good Strangeness of Poetry Greywolf Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "Unordinary Passions: Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle" begins on p. 85
Readings in Renaissance Women's Drama: Criticism, History, and Performance, 1594-1998 Routledge, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 13 "'My Brain the Stage': Margaret Cavendish and the Fantasy of Female Performance" and Chap. 14 "'A Woman Write a Play!': Jonsonian Strategies and the Dramatic Writings of Margaret Cavendish; or, Did the Duchess Feel the Anxiety of Influence?"
Poetry and Revolution: An Anthology of British and Irish Verse, 1625-1660 Clarendon Press, 1998PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: Includes several poems by Margaret Cavendish
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Eighteenth-Century Women and the Arts Greenwood Press, 1988
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 10 "The Poet as Mermaid: Images of Self in Margaret Cavendish and Others"
Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710 Clarendon Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Margaret Cavendish begins on p. 191
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