Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics

Walters, Lisa (2014) Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics. Cambridge University Press.

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Abstract

"It is often thought that the numerous contradictory perspectives in Margaret Cavendish's writings demonstrate her inability to reconcile her feminism with her conservative, royalist politics. In this book Lisa Walters challenges this view and demonstrates that Cavendish's ideas more closely resemble republican thought, and that her methodology is the foundation for subversive political, scientific and gender theories.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: "early modern literature gender history of science philosophy Margaret Cavendish folklore"
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > English
Depositing User: Ann Houghton
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2016 14:44
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 14:44
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/618

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