New Blazing World and Other Writings

New Blazing World and Other Writings

by Kate Lilley, Margaret Cavendish
     
 

"New Blazing World" (1666), is one of the earliest pieces of science fiction, telling the story of a voyage to a Utopian World. The Duchess of Newcastle (1623-73) was fascinated by contemporary science, and wove it into her writings. She was a colourful figure as well as a popular author.

Overview

"New Blazing World" (1666), is one of the earliest pieces of science fiction, telling the story of a voyage to a Utopian World. The Duchess of Newcastle (1623-73) was fascinated by contemporary science, and wove it into her writings. She was a colourful figure as well as a popular author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851960248
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/24/1992
Series:
Pickering Women's Classics Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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