Author:Margaret Cavendish

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Margaret Cavendish

English aristocrat, writer, and scientist. Wife of William Cavendish, 1st duke of Newcastle.

Margaret Cavendish


  • Philosophical Fancies (1653)
  • Poems and Fancies (1653)
  • The Philosophical and Physical Opinions, Written by her Excellency, the Lady Marchionesse of Newcastle (1655)
  • The World's Olio (1655)
  • Nature's Pictures drawn by Fancie's Pencil to the Life (1656)
  • Playes (1662), containing twenty-one plays.
  • Orations of Divers Sorts (1662)
  • CCXI Sociable Letters (1664)
  • Philosophical Letters, or Modest Reflections upon some Opinions in Natural Philosophy maintained by several learned authors of the age (1664)
  • The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World (1666)
  • The Life of William Cavendish, Duke, Marquis, and Earl of Newcastle, Earl of Ogle, Viscount Mansfield, and Baron of Bolsover, of Ogle, Bothal, and Hepple, &c. (1667)
  • Plays never before printed (1668), containing five plays.
  • Grounds of Natural Philosophy (1668)
  • Select Poems (1813)
  • True Relation of the Birth, Breeding, and Life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, written by Herself (1814)

Works about Cavendish[edit]

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