Margaret Cavendish. A Founder of the Science Fiction genre

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Margaret Cavendish, one of the first women writers to publish under her own name, died 15 December in 1673.This, courtesy of the Public Domain Review on Twitter. Long may it continue.

Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was an English aristocrat, philosopher, poet, scientist, fiction-writer, and playwright during the 17th century. Wikipedia

Read about her proto-sci-fi fantasy The Blazing World
 
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