The Blazing World with Michael Bravo

Margaret Cavendish beyond the North Pole. The polar researcher Dr Michael Bravo Joins Henry in Cambridge to discuss The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish, the maverick Duchess of Newcastle. Blending fantasy, philosophy and seventeenth-century science, they visit the Polar Museum, the Whipple Museum and Cambridge University Library. They meet Dr Joshua Nall, an expert on the history of science, and Dr Emily Dourish, deputy keeper of rare books.


Penguin Classics editions of The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish


Penguin audiobook of The Blazing World, read by Abigail Thaw


Michael Bravo


North Pole by Michael Bravo


The Polar Museum


The Whipple Museum


The Cambridge University Library Rare Books Department


Joshua Nall


Emily Dourish

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