Note:This bibliography includes items from the seventeenth century (contemporaneous with Cavendish) up to and including 2007.
We are seeking volunteers to help us update the bibliography and other Cavendish resources. If you are interested, please send an email to Sara Mendelson at "email@example.com" and/or James Fitzmaurice at "J.Fitzmaurice@sheffield.ac.uk".
You can find more up-to-date information about some Cavendish resources on the Margaret Cavendish Society Facebook page here, managed by Professor James Fitzmaurice.
MCBI (The Margaret Cavendish Bibliography Initiative):
- Bibliography gathered and complied by a group of BYU Graduate Students in English.
The Margaret Cavendish Bibliography:
- Bibliography compiled by Margaret Cavendish Society's President James Fitzmaurice, Northern Arizona University, The University of Sheffield.
Cavendish articles & essays on-line:
- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 30.1 (2000): 101-124. Randall Ingram, "First Words and Second Thoughts: Margaret Cavendish, Humphrey Moseley, and 'the Book'" (access by subscription)
Cavendish texts on-line:
- The Atomic Poems: The Emory Women Writers Resource Project.
- A World in an Eare-Ring: The Norton Anthology of English Literature.
- The Brown University Women Writers Project (and Renaissance Women On-Line): Cavendish texts (access to texts by license only, scroll down the page to the "Cavendish" section).
- True Relation: online version by Allison Nies.
- Women Dramatists 1550-1670: Plays in Performance: videos of staged productions of Cavendish and others
- Radio interview with Erna Kelly: broadcast on "Spectrum West", WHWC (Wisconsin, US), 9 March 2000 (1 MB audio file).
- Radio interview with Susannah Quinsee: broadcast on "The Secret Life of Poetry", BBC Radio 4, 30 April 2000 (300kb audio file).
Cavendish-related historic sites (contributed by Lisa Hopkins):
- The Harley Gallery at Welbeck
- Bolsover Castle
- Chatsworth House
- Sherwood Forest
- Clumber Park
- Ault Hucknall church: Hobbes's burial place.
- Hardwick Inn
- Hardwick Hall: built by William's grandmother, Bess of Hardwick
- Royal Armouries Museum: where there's a film based on Margaret Cavendish's writings, which attempts to reconstruct William's role in the Battle of Marston Moor.
Members' websites and homepages:
Websites dedicated to women writers and women's history:
- 4000 Years of Women in Science: where a Margaret Cavendish page can be found.
- About.com: Women Writers, 17th century
- The Brown University Women Writers Project (limited access)
- A Celebration of Women Writers
- The Emory Women Writers Resource Project
- The Genesis Project
- Aemilia Lanyer
- The Perdita Project
- Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
- The Aphra Behn Society website
- Lucy Hutchinson site (via Centre of Early Modern Studies, University of Oxford)
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century sites:
- Early Modern Literary Studies
- Literary Resources - Renaissance (Jack Lynch)
- Renaissance Forum
- Ohio State University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
- University of Toronto's Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
- Early Modern England Source
- Voice of the Shuttle
- University of Toronto on-line texts
- Online Shakespeare
- Renascence Editions
- 16th-Century Ballads Project
- King James Bible
- The Oxford Text Archive
- University of Virginia online texts
- Project Gutenburg
Rare book libraries:
Online journals, bookstores, reference resources, and miscellaneous matter:
- Intute: Arts and Humanities
- Oxford Early Printed Books
- Milton Quarterly
- Carol Gerten's Art Site
- Project Muse online journals
- Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music
- Alciato's Emblems
- ABO: An Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830
- Volume 4.2 (Fall 1999)
- Volume 4.1 (Spring 1999)
- Volume 3.2 (Fall 1998)
- Volume 3.1 (Spring 1998)
- Volume 2.1 (Fall 1997)
- Volume 1.1 (Spring 1997)