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Paper bodies : a Margaret Cavendish reader

Author: Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Sylvia Lorraine Bowerbank; Sara Heller Mendelson
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2000.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paper Bodies was the phrase Margaret cavendish used to describe manuscripts of her works. This volume includes her most famous work, The Description of a New World, the story of a young woman who  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, duchesse de)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cavendish Newcastle, Duchess of; Sylvia Lorraine Bowerbank; Sara Heller Mendelson
ISBN: 155111173X 9781551111735
OCLC Number: 45835097
Description: 332 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Birth, breeding, and self-fashioning. A true relation of my birth, breeding, and life --
Selections from CCXI sociable letters --
Preface to Orations of divers sorts --
Letter of Mary Evelyn to Ralph Bohun. Gender and serious play. The convent of pleasure --
Preface to the reader The worlds olio --
from Orations of divers sorts. Female orations. Women and the new science. The description of a new world, called the blazing world --
Selections from Poems and fancies --
New Atlantis / Francis Bacon --
Selections from Letters, and poems in honour of--Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle --
Preface to her translation of Fontenelle's Entretiens sur la pluralité́ des mondes / Aphra Behn.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: edited by Sylvia Bowerbank and Sara Mendelson.
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