Speaking With Shadows: Bolsover Castle's Philosopher Duchess

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Speaking with Shadows is the podcast that listens to the people that history forgot. The first episode of our second series travels to 1660 to meet Margaret Cavendish, a prolific writer and philosopher who challenged conventions for women through her intellectual ideas, dress, and fiction. As well as books of philosophy and poetry, she penned one of the world’s first science fiction novels. We get into the head of this unique and captivating woman, and investigate the obstacles she faced, as well as the legacy she left behind.
Period1 Aug 2022
Held atEnglish Heritage, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational