Aesthetics

Borlik, Todd Andrew. “The Whale under the Microscope: Technology and Objectivity in Two Renaissance Utopias.” In Philosophies of Technology: Francis Bacon and His Contemporaries, edited by Claus Zittel, Gisela Engel, Nanni Romano, and Nicole C. Karafyllis, 231–49. Leiden: Brill, 2008.

Botonaki, Effie. “Marching on the Catwalk and Marketing the Self: Margaret Cavendish’s Autobiography.” A|B: Auto|Biography Studies 13, no. 2 (1998): 159–81.

Bullard, Rebecca. “Gatherings in Exile: Interpreting the Bibliographical Structure of Natures Pictures Drawn by Fancies Pencil to the Life (1656).” English Studies 92, no.7 (2011): 786–805.

Chao, Tien-yi. “Margaret’s ‘Extraordinary Women’: The Unity of Strength and Beauty and the Construction of Transmutable Gender in Writings by Margaret Cavendish.” PhD diss., University of Sussex, 2006.

Classen, Constance. The Color of Angels: Cosmology, Gender, and the Aesthetic Imagination. London: Routledge, 1998.

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

Cooke, Whitley Ann. “‘Severall Coloured Ribbons’: Margaret Cavendish’s Theory of Female Creativity.” PhD diss., University of Oklahoma, 2000.

Corporaal, Marguérite. “‘My Mind a Busy Fool’: Margaret Cavendish’s Reflections on Science.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9, no. 1–2 (2000): 147–60.

—. “‘Thy Speech Eloquent, Thy Wit Quick, Thy Expressions Easy’: Rhetoric and Gender in Plays by English Renaissance Women.” Renaissance Forum: An Electronic Journal of Early Modern Literary and Historical Studies 6, no. 2 (2003): 1.1–45.

Cottegnies, Line. “Miroir Du Théâtre: Mise En Abyme et Maniérisme dans The Convent of Pleasure de Margaret Cavendish (1668).” Etudes Epistémè 9 (2006): 269–83.

Crawford, Julie. “Convents and Pleasures: Margaret Cavendish and the Drama of Property.” Renaissance Drama 32 (2003): 177–223.

—. “‘Pleaders, Atturneys, Petitioners and the Like’: Margaret Cavendish and the Dramatic Petition.” In Women Players in England, 1500–1650: Beyond the All-Male Stage, edited by Pamela Allen Brown and Peter Parolin, 241–60. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.

Cuder Domínguez, Pilar. “Re-Crafting the Heroic, Constructing a Female Hero: Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn.” SEDERI: Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies 17 (2007): 28–46.

—. Stuart Women Playwrights, 1613–1713. Burlington: Ashgate, 2011.

D’Monté, Rebecca. “‘Making a Spectacle’: Margaret Cavendish and the Staging of the Self.” In A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, edited by Stephen Clucas, 109–26. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

—. “Mirroring Female Power: Separatist Spaces in the Plays of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle.” In Female Communities, 1600–1800: Literary Visions and Cultural Realities, edited by Rebecca D’Monté and Nicole Pohl, 93–110. Basingstoke: Macmillan Press Limited, 2000.

—. “Re-presenting the Female Body in Seventeenth-Century Drama: The Plays of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, and Aphra Behn.” PhD diss., University of London, 2000.

DeRosa, Robin. “‘What Have I On a Petticoat?’: The Convent of Pleasure and the Reality of Performance.” Postscript: A Journal of Graduate School Criticism and Theory 5, no. 2 (2000): 79–90.

Detlefsen, Karen. “Margaret Cavendish on the Relation between God and World.” Philosophy Compass 4, no. 3 (2009): 421–38.

Dodds, Lara A. The Literary Invention of Margaret Cavendish. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 2013.

—. “‘Poore Donne was out’: Reading and Writing Donne in the Works of Margaret Cavendish.” John Donne Journal: Studies in the Age of Donne 29 (2010): 133–74.

—. “Style Talk: Poetry, Rhetoric, and Natural Philosophy in Seventeenth-Century England.” PhD diss., Brown University, 2004.

Donovan, Josephine. “Women and the Rise of the Novel: A Feminist-Marxist Theory.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society 16, no. 3 (1991): 441–62.

Dowd, Michelle M., and Julie A. Eckerle, eds. Genre and Women’s Life Writing in Early Modern England. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007.

Eger, Elizabeth. “Paper Trails and Eloquent Objects: Bluestocking Friendship and Material Culture.” Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies 26, no. 2 (2009): 109–38.

Rees, Emma L.E. “Heavens Library and Natures Pictures: Platonic Paradigms and Trial by Genre.” Women’s Writing 4, no. 3 (1997): 369–81.

Ezell, Margaret J.M. “The Laughing Tortoise: Speculations on Manuscript Sources and Women’s Book History.” English Literary Renaissance 38, no. 2 (2008): 331–55.

Farmer, Amy Lynn. “The Rhetoric of Distance: Symbolic Capital and Women’s Textual Practices in Seventeenth Century England.” PhD diss., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

Ferguson, Moira. “Margaret Lucas Cavendish: A ‘Wise, Wittie and Learned Lady.’” In Women Writers of the Seventeenth Century, edited by Katharina M. Wilson and Frank J. Warnke, 305–40. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989.

Findlay, Alison, Gweno Williams, and Stephanie J. Hodgson-Wright. “‘The Play Is Ready to Be Acted’: Women and Dramatic Production, 1570–1670.” Women’s Writing 6, no. 1 (1999): 129–48.

Findlay, Alison. “‘I hate such an old-fashioned House’: Margaret Cavendish and the search for home.” Early Modern Literary Studies Special Issue 14 (2004): 11.1–14.

—. “Playing the ‘Scene Self’: Jane Cavendish and Elizabeth Brackley’s The Concealed Fancies.”“ In Enacting Gender on the English Renaissance Stage, edited by Vivana Comensoli and Anne Russell, 154–76. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

—. “‘No Silent Woman’: The Plays of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle.” In Women and Dramatic Production, 1550–1700, edited by Alison Findlay, Stephanie Hodgson-Wright, and Gweno Williams, 95–122. Harlow: Longman, 2000.

Findlen, Paula. “Ideas in the Mind: Gender and Knowledge in the Seventeenth Century.” Hypatia 17, no. 1 (2002): 183–96.

Fitzmaurice, James. “Autobiography, Parody and the Sociable Letters of Margaret Cavendish.” In A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, edited by Stephen Clucas, 69–83. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

—. “Fancy and the Family: Self-Characterizations of Margaret Cavendish.” Huntington Library Quarterly: A Journal for the History and Interpretation of English and American Civilization 53, no. 3 (1990): 198–209.

—. “Front Matter and the Physical Make-up of Natures Pictures.” Women’s Writing 4, no. 3 (1997): 353–67.

—. “Margaret Cavendish in Antwerp: The Actual and the Imaginary.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9, no. 1–2 (2000): 29–39.

—. “Margaret Cavendish on Her Own Writing: Evidence from Revision and Handmade Correction.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 85, no. 3(1991): 297–308.

—. “Shakespeare, Cavendish, and Reading Aloud in Seventeenth-Century England.” In Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections, edited by Katherine Romack and James Fitzmaurice, 29–46. Burlington: Ashgate, 2006.

—. “The Cavendishes, the Evelyns, and Teasing in Verse and Prose.” Quidditas: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 16–17 (1995–1996): 161–86.

—. “The Intellectual and Literary Courtship of Margaret Cavendish.” Early Modern Literary Studies Special Issue 14 (2004): 7.1–16.

—. “The Life and the Literary Reputation of Margaret Cavendish.” Quidditas: The Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 20 (1999): 55–74.

—. “The Lotterie: A Transcription of a Manuscript Play Probably by Margaret Cavendish.” Huntington Library Quarterly: Studies in English and American History and Literature 66, no.1–2 (2003): 155–67.

—. “‘When an Old Ballad Is Plainly Sung’: Musical Lyrics in the Plays of Margaret and William Cavendish.” In Oral Traditions and Gender in Early Modern Literary Texts, edited by Mary Ellen Lamb and Karen Bamford, 153–67. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008.

Fitzmaurice, Susan M. “‘But, Madam’: The Interlocutor in Margaret Cavendish’s Writing.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9, no. 1–2 (2000): 17–27.

—. “Intersubjectivity and the Writing of the Epistolary Interlocutor.” In The Familiar Letter in Early Modern English, by Susan Fitzmaurice, 175–206. Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2002.

—. “Tentativeness and Insistence in the Expression of Politeness in Margaret Cavendish’s Sociable Letters.” Language and Literature: Journal of the Poetics and Linguistics Association 9, no 1 (2000): 7–24.

Fleming, Juliet. “Margaret Cavendish, Shakespeare Critic.” In A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare, edited by Dympna Callaghan, 21–41. Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 2000.

Fletcher, Angus. “The Irregular Aesthetic of The Blazing-World.” Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900 47, no. 1 (2007): 123–41.

Fowler, Ellayne. “A World of Her Own: The Utopian Visions of Margaret Cavendish.” Master’s thesis, Montclair State College, 1993.

Fulton, Alice. “Unordinary Passions: Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle.” In Green Thoughts, Green Shades: Essays by Contemporary Poets on the Early Modern Lyric, edited by Jonathan F.S. Post, 191–219. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Gagen, Jean. “Honor and Fame in the Works of the Duchess of Newcastle.” Studies in Philology 56, no. 3 (1959): 519–38.

Gardiner, Judith Kegan. “‘Singularity of Self’: Cavendish’s True Relation, Narcissism, and the Gendering of Individualism.” Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660–1700 21, no. 2 (1997): 52–65.

Geard, Jennifer Louise. “Sovereign Virtue, Singular Fame: Margaret Cavendish’s Self-Construction as Woman and Author, and the Roles She Sees for Women as Thinkers and Beautiful Tyrants in Natures Pictures Drawn by Fancies Pencil to the Life.” Master’s thesis, University of Canterbury, 1992.

Haber, Judith Deborah. Desire and Dramatic Form in Early Modern England. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Hair, Christopher Richard. “Seventeenth Century Discord and the Paradise Within: Genesis in the Works of Winstanley, Milton, Hutchinson, and Cavendish.” PhD diss., University of Kentucky, 2005.

Hammons, Pamela S. Poetic Resistance: English Women Writers and the Early Modern Lyric. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Hampsten, Elizabeth. “Petticoat Authors: 1660–1720.” Women’s Studies 7, no. 1 (1980): 21–38.

Jowitt, Claire. “Imperial Dreams? Margaret Cavendish and the Cult of Elizabeth.” Women’s Writing 4, no. 3 (1997): 383–99.

Jung, Sandro. “Margaret Cavendish’s Mythopoetics: By Way of Introduction.” English Studies 92, no. 7 (2011): 705–10.

Koepke, Yvette. “Medicine and the Arts. ‘A Woman Drest by Age’ by Margaret Lucas Cavendish.” Academic Medicine 85, no.8 (2010):1338–9.

Kramer, Annette. “‘Thus by the Musick of a Ladyes Tongue’: Margaret Cavendish’s Dramatic Innovations in Women’s Education.” Women’s History Review 2, no. 1 (1993): 57–79.

Mann, Jenny C. Outlaw Rhetoric: Figuring Vernacular Eloquence in Shakespeare’s England. Ithaca: University of Cornell Press, 2012.

Moreman, Sarah Roche. “‘Every Wise Woman Buildeth her House’: Margaret Cavendish’s Rhetorical Strategies for Self-authorization.” PhD diss., Texas A&M University, 1998.

Nate, Richard. “‘Plain and Vulgarly Express’d’: Margaret Cavendish and the Discourse of the New Science.” Rhetorica 19, no. 4 (2001): 403–17.

Parageau, Sandrine. “The Function of Analogy in the Scientific Theories of Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673) and Anne Conway (1631–1679).” Etudes Epistémè 14 (2008): 89–104.

Perry, Henry Ten Eyck. The First Duchess of Newcastle and Her Husband as Figures in Literary History. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1918.

Pohl, Nicole. “‘Of Mixt Natures’: Questions of Genre in Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World.” In A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, edited by Stephen Clucas, 51–68. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

Poole, Kristen. “Naming, Paradise Lost, and the Gendered Discourse of Perfect Language Schemes.” English Literary Renaissance 38, no. 3 (2008): 535–59.

Powers, Rhonda R. “Margaret Cavendish and Shakespeare’s Ophelia: Female Role-Playing and Self-Fashioned Identity.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9, no. 1–2 (2000):107–15.

Raber, Karen J. Dramatic Difference: Gender, Class, and Genre in the Early Modern Closet Drama. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2001.

—. “The Unnatural Tragedy and Familial Absolutisms.” In Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections, edtied by Katherine Romack and James Fitzmaurice,179–91. Burlington: Ashgate, 2006.

Rackin, Phyllis. Shakespeare and Women. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Chalmers, Hero, Julie Sanders, and Sophie Tomlinson. Three Seventeenth-Century Plays on Women and Performance. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006.

Raylor, Timothy. “Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue: William Cavendish, Ben Jonson, and the Decorative Scheme of Bolsover Castle.” Renaissance Quarterly 52, no. 2 (1999): 402–39.

Rees, Emma L.E. “‘Sweet Honey of the Muses’: Lucretian Resonance in Poems, and Fancies.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9, no. 1–2 (2000): 3–16.

Rex, Michael. “The Heroines’ Revolt: English Women Writing Epic Poetry, 1654–1789.”PhD diss., Wayne State University, 1998.

—. “The Nature of Epic: Margaret Cavendish’s Poems and Fancies and the Construction of a ‘New’ English Epic Ideology.” In Experiments in Genre in Eighteenth-Century Literature, edited by Sandro Jung, 11–32. Gent: Academia Press, 2011.

Rippl, Gabriele. “Mourning and Melancholia in England and Its Transatlantic Colonies: Examples of Seventeenth-Century Female Appropriations.” In The Literature of Melancholia: Early Modern to Postmodern, edited by Martin Middeke and Christina Wald, 50–66. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Robinson, David Michael. “Pleasant Conversation in the Seraglio: Lesbianism, Platonic Love, and Cavendish’s Blazing World.” The Eighteenth Century 44 (2003): 133–66.

Robinson, Leni Katherine. “A Figurative Matter: Continuities Between Margaret Cavendish’s Theory of Discourse and her Natural Philosophy.” PhD diss., University of British Columbia, 2010.

Seber, Hande. “Where Science Meets With Fancy: The Atomic Poems of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle.” Hacettepe University, Journal of Faculty of Letters 22, no. 2 (2005): 187–202.

Salzman, Paul. Reading Early Modern Women’s Writing. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Sanchez, Melissa Elaine. “Monstrous Eros: A Reconsideration of Seventeenth-Century British Romance.” PhD diss., University of California, Irvine, 2002.

Sartiel, Galia. “Margaret Cavendish and the Utopian Imagination.” Master’s thesis, Tel Aviv University, 2000.

Schabert, Ina. “The Theatre in the Head: Performances of the Self for the Self by the Self.” In Solo Performances: Staging the Early Modern Self in England, edited by Ute Berns, 33–48. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010.

Schwoerer, Lois G. “Seventeenth-Century English Women Engraved in Stone?” Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies 16, no. 4 (1984): 389–403.

Scott-Baumann, Elizabeth. “‘Bake’d in the Oven of Applause’: The Blazon and the Body in Margaret Cavendish’s Fancies.” In Women’s Writing 15, no. 1 (2008): 86–106.

Shanahan, John. “The Indecorous Virtuoso: Margaret Cavendish’s Experimental Spaces.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 35, no. 2 (2002): 221–51.

Smith, Emily. “Genre’s ‘Phantastical Garb’: The Fashion of Form in Margaret Cavendish’s Natures Pictures Drawn by Fancies Pencil to the Life.” Early Modern Literary Studies 11, no. 3 (2006): 6.1–40.

Snook, Edith. Women, Beauty and Power in Early Modern England: A Feminist Literary History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Stark, Ryan John. “Margaret Cavendish and Composition Style.” Rhetoric Review 17, no. 2 (1999): 264–81.

Starr, G. Gabrielle. “Cavendish, Aesthetics, and the Anti-Platonic Line.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 39 no. 3 (2006): 295–308.

Stevenson, Jay. “Imagining the Mind: Cavendish’s Hobbesian Allegories.” In A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, edited by Stephen Clucas, 143–55.Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

Sullivan, Patricia A. “Education and the Style of Seventeenth Century Women Writers: The Case of Margaret Cavendish.” MA thesis, St. Louis University, 1975.

—. “Female Writing Beside the Rhetorical Tradition: Seventeenth Century British Biography and a Female Tradition in Rhetoric.” International Journal of Women’s Studies 3, no. 2 (1980): 143–60.

Tillery, Denise. “‘English Them in the Easiest Manner You Can’: Margaret Cavendish on the Discourse and Practice of Natural Philosophy.” Rhetoric Review 26, no. 3 (2007): 268–85.

—. “The Plain Style in the Seventeenth Century: Gender and the History of Scientific Discourse.” Journal of Technical Writing & Communication 35, no. 3 (2005): 273–89.

Tomlinson, Sophie. Women on Stage in Stuart Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Venet, Gisèle. “Margaret Cavendish’s Drama: An Aesthetic of Fragmentation.” In Authorial Conquests: Essays on Genre in the Writings of Margaret Cavendish, edited by Line Cottegnies and Nancy Weitz, 213–28. Cranbury: Associated University Presses, 2003.

Vincent, Susan. Dressing the Elite: Clothes in Early Modern England. New York: Berg, 2003.

Walker, Elaine. “Longing for Ambrosia: Margaret Cavendish and the Torment of a Restless Mind in Poems, and Fancies (1653).” Women’s Writing 4, no. 3 (1997): 341–51.

Wernimont, Jacqueline D. “Writing Possibility: Early Modern Poetry and Mathematics.” PhD diss., Brown University, 2009.

Wilson, Miranda. “Building a Perfect Silence: The Use of Renaissance Architecture in Margaret Cavendish’s Bell in Campo.” 1650–1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era 10 (2004): 245–64.