Margaret Cavendish Essays
Margaret Cavendish's "An Excuse for So Much Writ upon my Verses": The Anxieties of a Female Poet among Sexist Readers College
Poems and Fancies
The poem “An Excuse for So Much Writ upon my Verses” was written not simply as a lyric poem but as a conclusion to the long prefatory materials of Margaret Cavendish's book Poems and Fancies. As she was also a philosopher, Cavendish had a very...