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The Royally Radical Life of Margaret Cavendish

The Royally Radical Life of Margaret Cavendish

The Paris Review - Michael Robbins

To Virginia Woolf, she was “a giant cucumber” choking the roses and carnations in an otherwise orderly garden of seventeenth-century literature. Several of her contemporaries felt similarly. Samuel Pepys found her “dress so antick, and her deportment so ordinary, that I do not like her at all.” …

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