Margaret Cavendish: Political Writings

Margaret Cavendish: Political Writings

by Margaret Cavendish, Susan James
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521633508

ISBN-13: 9780521633505

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521633505
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.91(d)

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.

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