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A Glorious Fame

Kathleen Jones

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ISBN : 9780747500711
Hardcover
192 pages
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Margaret Cavendish was the first woman writer to write specifically for publication and to consider herself primarily a writer. She cloaked her shyness in extravagant dress and an exotic public persona. In the turbulent days of the Civil War and itsMoreMargaret Cavendish was the first woman writer to write specifically for publication and to consider herself primarily a writer. She cloaked her shyness in extravagant dress and an exotic public persona. In the turbulent days of the Civil War and its aftermath, she wrote to express her hugely varied ideas. She believed in sexual equality, criticized the role of women in contemporary society and even dared to criticize the institution of marriage.