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
North Pole by Michael Bravo
The Polar Museum
The Whipple Museum
The Cambridge University Library Rare Books Department
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