The Blazing World and Other Writings

ISBN9780140433722
PublisherPenguin Classics
Published1994/10/01
Pages272
AuthorMargaret Cavendish
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height7.8 in.
Width5.1 in.
Depth0.6 in.

The Blazing World and Other Writings

Margaret Cavendish

PAPERBACK

1994/10/01

The Blazing World is a highly original work: part Utopian fiction, part feminist text, it tells of a lady shipwrecked on the Blazing World where she is made Empress and uses her power to ensure that it is free of war, religious division and unfair sexual discrimination. This volume also includes The Contract, a romance in which love and law work harmoniously together, and Assaulted and Pursued Chastity, which explores the power and freedom a woman can achieve in the disguise of a man.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

The Blazing World and Other Writings

Margaret Cavendish

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ISBN9780140433722
PublisherPenguin Classics
Published1994/10/01
Pages272
AuthorMargaret Cavendish
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height7.8 in.
Width5.1 in.
Depth0.6 in.

Synopsis

The Blazing World is a highly original work: part Utopian fiction, part feminist text, it tells of a lady shipwrecked on the Blazing World where she is made Empress and uses her power to ensure that it is free of war, religious division and unfair sexual discrimination. This volume also includes The Contract, a romance in which love and law work harmoniously together, and Assaulted and Pursued Chastity, which explores the power and freedom a woman can achieve in the disguise of a man.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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