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The convent of pleasure and other plays

Author: Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Anne Shaver
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
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This volume collects four of Margaret Cavendish's dramatic works that are among the most revealing of her attitudes towards marriage and her desire for fame. These are "Loves Adventures" (1662),  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
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Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of, 1624?-1674.
Convent of pleasure and other plays.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607122123
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Anne Shaver
ISBN: 0801860997 9780801860997 0801861004 9780801861000
OCLC Number: 40200420
Description: xii, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Margaret Cavendish's Life as a Writer --
Loves Adventures. Play --
The Second Part of Loves Adventures --
The First Part of Bell in Campo --
The Second Part of Bell in Campo --
The Bridals. A Comedy --
The Convent of Pleasure. A Comedy --
A. Dedicatory Poems and Author's Epistles Preceding the Texts in Playes, 1662 --
B. An Introduction, 1662 --
C. Epistle Appended to Playes, 1662 --
D. Author's Epistle Preceding Plays Never Before Printed, 1668 --
E. Errata.
Responsibility: Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle ; edited by Anne Shaver.
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