The Blazing World

The Blazing World

by Margaret Cavendish


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Written by a 17th-century duchess, this remarkable utopian fantasy centers on a heroine who is transported to another world, where she rules as empress and outlaws war, religious conflict, and gender discrimination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486838038
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 12/18/2019
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 561,184
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623–73) was born Margaret Lucas and was the youngest sister of prominent royalists Sir John Lucas and Sir Charles Lucas. She was a scientist, poet, philosopher, essayist, and novelist who wrote under her own name, and she is recognized as a groundbreaking writer.

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