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Margaret Cavendish Bibliography

Compiled by James Fitzmaurice,
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    Ballard, George. Memoirs of British ladies : Who Have Been Celebrated for Their Writing or skill in the Learned Languages, Arts, and Sciences. London, 1775.

    Bethune, George W. The British Female Poets with Biographical and Critical Notes, Philadelphia, 1848.

    A Collection of Letters and Poems: Written by Several Persons of Honour and Learning upon Divers Important Subjects, to the late Duke and Duchess of Newcastle. London, 1676. Title page cancel: London: 1678.

    Evelyn, John. Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn , ed. William Bray. London: J.M. Dent, n.d., vol. 2, p. 25 [May 30, 1667].

    Evelyn, Mary. Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn , ed. William Bray, London: Henry Colburn, 1857, vol. 4, pp. 8 and 9.

    Hamilton, Anthony.  Memoires de la Vie du Comte de Gramont, Cologne, 1713.  Purports to be the Count of Gramont's observations of the Court of Charles II but is actually observations by Hamilton, himself.  Translation and edition by Sir Walter Scott, 1811.  Translation and edition by Peter Quennell, 1930.

    The Kingdoms intelligencer of the affairs now in agitation in England, Scotland, and Ireland, together with foraign intelligence (1662) [advertisement for Cavendish's writing in a 17th century newspaper]. Published in London by Richard Hodgkinson and Tho. Newcomb from Dec 30, 1661 to Aug 23-31, 1663. University Microfilms.

    Lamb, Charles. "Mackery End," in The Essays of Elia . London: 1823 [rpt. New York, 1906, p. 89].

    Langbaine, Gerard. An Account of the English Dramatick Poets. Oxford: 1691.

    Makin, Bathsua. An Essay to Revive the Antient Education of Gentlewomen. London: 1673 [rpt. Los Angeles: Augustan Reprint Society, 1980].

    Osborne, Dorothy. Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, ed. G.C. Moore Smith. Oxford: 1928, pp. 97 and 128.

    Pepys, Samuel. The Diary of Samuel Pepys, eds. Latham and Matthews. London: Bell and Sons, 1974, vol. 8, p. 243; vol. 9, p. 123.

    Rowton, Frederick. Female Poets of Great Britain. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1853 [rpt. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1981], pp. 79 - 82.

    Spectator 99, June 23, 1711. [Appreciation for the inscription on the monument in Westmister Abbey].

    Walpole, Horace. A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland, vol. 3. London: 1806, p. 149.

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