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Her Legacy

In Search Of Worlds Worst Writers

                    A site praising Margaret Cavendish for her exquisite ability to mess up the grammar and              spelling of the english language.

Truth Of Sword By W. Cavendish

                    A link to texts written by William Cavendish

Seventeenth Century Poets

                    A great site to learn everything there is to know about female poets of the seventeenth              century.

History Of Britain

                    A complete history of britain through the seventeenth century and beyond.

Margaret Cavendish

                    An interesting site about Margaret and her works.

Margaret Cavendish Society

                     A link to the webpage for the Margaret Cavendish Society.

A Margaret Cavendish Timeline

                    A nice, comprehensive timelinefeaturing publishing dates of Margaret's works.

Sunshine For Women

                    A feminist themed site giving good Margaret Cavendish information.

Science GRRL Page

                    A site praising Margaret Cavendish's Scientific Poems.

Margaret Cavendish's Autobiography

                    A link to the complete e-text of Margaret's autobiography, "The True Relation of My              Birth, Breeding and Life".

Recent Articles:

  Anderson, Misty G. "Tactile Places: MAterializing Desire in Margaret Cavendish and Jane Barker."Textual Practice, Vol32, Iss2 (1999): 329-353.

       Burgess, Irene. "Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (mid 1993-2000)." English Literary Renaissance, Vol32, Iss3 (2002): 452-467.

         Ingram, Randall. "First Words and Second Thoughts." Journal of Medival and Early Moden Studies, Vol30, Iss1 (2000): 101-125.

       Nelson, Holly Faith. "Worms in the ull Earth of Ignorance': Zoosemiotics and Sexual       Politics in the Works of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle." English Language Notes, Vol39, Iss4 (2002): 12-25.

    Books on Cavendish Available at the UNBSJ Library:

Clucas, Stephen. A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. Burlington: Ashgate, 2003.

           Lilley, Kate, ed. Margaret Cavnedish, Duchess of Newcastle: The Description of a New           World Called The Balzing World, and Other Writings. New York: New York University Press, 1992.

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