Below is a list of current publications with links to purchase editions of Cavendish’s works and current academic texts published on the study of Margaret Cavendish. If you have a publication, you would like listed on the site, email Shawn Moore at

Academic Books:

The Well-Ordered Universe

by Deborah Boyle

Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics

by Lisa Walters

The Literary Invention of Margaret Cavendish

By Lara Dodds

Utopian Negotiation: Aphra Behn and Margaret Cavendish

by Oddvar Holmesland

Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Genre, Exile

by Emma Rees

Early Modern Women’s Writing: Domesticity, Privacy, and the Public Sphere in England and the Dutch Republic

by Martine van Elk


by David Cunning

Margaret Cavendish and the Exiles of the Mind

by Anna Battigelli

The Natural Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

By Lisa T. Sarasohn

Essay Collections:

God and Nature in the Thought of Margaret Cavendish

Edited by Brandie Siegfried and Lisa T. Sarasohn

A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish

Edited by Stephen Clucas









Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections

Edited by Katherine Romack and James Fitzmaurice

Translations and Editions:

El Mundo Resplandeciente

Edited and Translated by Maria Antònia Martí Escayol

The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing World

Edited by Sara Mendelson

CCXI Sociable Letters

Edited by James Fitzmaurice

Paper Bodies

Edited by Sylvia Bowerbank and Sara Mendelson

Bell in Campo & The Sociable Companions

Edited by Alexandra G. Bennett

The Convent of Pleasure and Other Plays

Edited by Anne Shaver

Margaret Cavendish: Political Writings

Edited by Susan James

The Blazing World and Other Writings

Edited by Kate Lilley

Observations upon Experimental Philosophy

Edited by Eileen O’Neill

Poems and Fancies with The Animal Parliament

Edited by Brandie Siegfried

Literary Fiction:

Margaret the First: A Novel

By Danielle Dutton

The Blazing World: A Novel

By Siri Hustvedt