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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.

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.

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.

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.

—. “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.

Fitzmaurice, Susan. “Margaret Cavendish, the Doctors of Physick and Advice to the Sick.” In A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, edited by Stephen Clucas, 210–41. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

—. “Sociable Letters, Acts of Advice and Medical Counsel.” In The Familiar Letter in Early Modern English, by Susan Fitzmaurice, 87–128. 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.

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.

Hutton, Sarah. “Science and Satire: The Lucianic Voice of Margaret Cavendish’s Description of a New World Called the Blazing World.” In Authorial Conquests: Essays on Genre in the Writings of Margaret Cavendish, edited by Line Cottegnies and Nancy Weitz, 161–78. Cranbury: Associated University Presses, 2003.

Knowles, James. “‘We’ve Lost, Should We Lose Too Our Harmless Mirth?’ Cavendish’s Antwerp Entertainments.” In Royalist Refugees: William and Margaret Cavendish in the Rubens House, 1648–1660, edited by Ben Van Beneden and Nora de Poorter, 70–77. Antwerp: Rubenshuis & Rubenianum, 2006.

Peterson, Lesley. “Defects Redressed: Margaret Cavendish Aspires to Motley.” Early Modern Literary Studies Special Issue 14(2004): 8.1–30.

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.

Reeves, Margaret. “Writing ‘for Profitable use’: Satiric Political Discourse in Women’s Prose Fiction, 1628–1688.” PhD diss., University of Toronto, 2004.

Roberts, Jeanne Addison. “Margaret Cavendish Plays with Shakespeare.” Renaissance Papers (1997): 113–124.

Siegfried, Brandie R. “Dining at the Table of Sense: Shakespeare, Cavendish, and The Convent of Pleasure.” In Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections, edited by Katherine Romack and James Fitzmaurice, 63–83. Burlington: Ashgate, 2006.

Stein, Margaret Dietrich. “Margaret Cavendish: Engendering Restoration Wit.” PhD diss., University of Notre Dame, 1998.

Suzuki, Mihoko. “Gender, the Political Subject, and Dramatic Authorship: Margaret Cavendish’s Loves Adventures and the Shakespearean Example.” In Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections, edited by Katherine Romack and James Fitzmaurice, 103–19. Burlington: Ashgate, 2006.

—. “Margaret Cavendish and the Female Satirist.” Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900 37, no. 3 (1997): 483–500.

Williams, Matthew. “‘Great Anarch’s Ancient Reign Restor’d’: Menippean Satire and the Politics of Knowledge in the British Enlightenment.” PhD diss., City University of New York, 2008.