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Bazeley, Deborah Taylor. “An Early Challenge to the Precepts and Practice of Modern Science: The Fusion of Fact, Fiction, and Feminism in the Works of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623–1673).” PhD diss., University of California, San Diego, 1990.

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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, Romano Nanni, and Nicole Karafyllis, 231–49. Leiden: Brill, 2008.

Boulard-Jouslin, Claire. “Politique et Imagination Féminine dans Natures Pictures de Margaret Cavendish (1656).” Etudes Epistémè 9 (2006): 429–49.

Bowerbank, Sylvia. Speaking for Nature: Women and Ecologies in Early Modern England. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Boyle, Deborah. “Margaret Cavendish’s Nonfeminist Natural Philosophy.” Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology 12, no. 2 (2004): 195–227.

Boyle, Jennifer Ellen. “The Anamorphic Imagination: Embodying Perspective in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Literature and Science.” PhD diss., University of California, Irvine, 2003.

Chao, Tien-yi. “Contemplation on the ‘World of My Own Creating’: Alchemical Discourses on Nature and Creation in The Blazing World (1666).” NTU Studies in Language and Literature 22, (2009): 57–76.

Clairhout, Isabelle, and Sandro Jung. “Cavendish’s Body of Knowledge.” English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature 92, no. 7 (2011): 729–43.

Clucas, Stephen. “Margaret Cavendish’s Materialist Critique of Van Helmontian Chymistry.” Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry 58, no. 1 (2011): 1–12.

—. “The Duchess and the Viscountess: Negotiations between Mechanism and Vitalism in the Natural Philosophies of Margaret Cavendish and Anne Conway.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9, no. 1–2 (2000): 125–36.

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

Cunning, David. “Cavendish on the Intelligibility of the Prospect of Thinking Matter.” History of Philosophy Quarterly 23, no. 2 (2006): 117–36.

De Santis, Maria. “Projecting a New Science: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Scientific Method.” PhD diss., Columbia University, 1992.

Detlefsen, Karen. “Atomism, Monism, and Causation in the Natural Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish.” In Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, vol 3, edited by Daniel Garber and Steven Nadler, 199–240. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

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

—. “Reason and Freedom: Margaret Cavendish on the Order and Disorder of Nature.” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 89, no. 2 (2007): 157–91.

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

Donaldson, Elizabeth Thelma. “New Castles in the Air: Atomism and the Imagination in the Poetry of Margaret Cavendish.” Honors essay, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002.

Earnest, Marykate. “An Ecocritical Exploration of the Unique Nature of Oceans in The Blazing World.” Early English Studies 3 (2010): 2–32.

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

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.

Holmesland, Oddvar. “Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World: Natural Art and the Body Politic.” Studies in Philology 96, no. 4 (1999): 457–79.

Johnson, Rochelle. “Revising Culture through ‘Women and Nature’: An Introduction to the Special Issue.” Women’s Studies 25, no. 5 (1996): v–xi.

Lynch, Marianne. “A Perfect Stranger: The Development of Margaret Cavendish’s Natural Philosophy.” PhD diss., Concordia University, 2008.

McGinn, Colin. The Mysterious Flame: Conscious Minds in a Material World. New York: Basic Books, 1999.

Merrens, Rebecca. “A Nature of ‘Infinite Sense and Reason’: Margaret Cavendish and the ‘Noise’ of a Feminized Nature.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 25, no 5 (1996): 421–38.

Phillips, Bill. “The Rape of Mother Earth in Seventeenth Century English Poetry: An Ecofeminist Interpretation.” Atlantis: Revista de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos 26, no. 1 (2004): 49–60.

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

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.

Sarasohn, Lisa T. “A Science Turned Upside Down: Feminism and the Natural Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish.” Huntington Library Quarterly: A Journal for the History and Interpretation of English and American Civilization, 47 no. 4 (1984): 289–307.

—. The Natural Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish: Reason and Fancy during the Scientific Revolution. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Schiebinger, Londa. “Margaret Cavendish: Natural Philosopher.” In A History of Women Philosophers 1600–1900, edited by Mary Ellen Waithe, 1–20. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991.

Shimizu, Kazuko. “The Development of Reason as Natural Law: A Comparative Study of British Eighteenth-Century Feminism and Japanese Modern Feminism.” PhD diss., University of Iowa, 1999.

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.

Smith, Hilda L. “Margaret Cavendish and the Microscope as Play.”.In Men, Women, and the Birthing of Modern Science, edited by Judith P. Zinsser, 34–47. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2005.

Strass, Elizabeth. Die Arithmetik der Leidenschaften: Margaret Cavendishs Naturphilosophie. Stuttgart: Metzler-Verlag, 1999.

—. “Die Naturphilosophie von Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673) im Umfeld von Thomas Hobbes, Henry More und den Empiristen der Royal Society.” PhD diss., Freie University, 1997.

—. “Ogranisumus Versus Machine: Margaret Cavendihs’ Kritik am Mechanistischen Naturmodell” In Das Sichtbare Denken Modelle und Modellhaftigkeit in der Philosophie und den Wissenshaften, edited by Jörg F. Mass, 31–44. Amsterdam: Rodope, 1993.

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.

—. “Margaret Cavendish as Natural Philosopher: Gender and Early Modern Science.” Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 28, no. 3 (2003): 200–8.

Wagner, Geraldine. “Romancing Multiplicity: Female Subjectivity and the Body Divisible in Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World.” Early Modern Literary Studies 9, no. 1 (2003): 1.1–59.

Walker, Judith Elaine. “‘Torment to a restlesse mind’: an Analysis of Major Themes in Poems and Fancies (1653) by Margaret Cavendish.” Master’s thesis, University of Birmingham, 1996.

Walters, Elizabeth M. “Science, Nature and Politics: Margaret Cavendish’s Challenge to Gender and Class Hierarchy.” PhD diss., University of Edinburgh, 2005.

Walters, Lisa. “Gender Subversion in the Science of Margaret Cavendish.” Early Modern Literary Studies Special Issue 14 (2004): 13.1–34.

Wilcox, Helen. “Margaret Cavendish and the Landscapes of a Woman’s Life.” in Mapping the Self: Space, Identity, Discourse in British Auto/Biography, edited by Frédéric Regard and Geoffrey Wall, 73–88. Saint-Etienne: Publications de l’Université de Saint-Etienne, 2003.