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This article examines the works of Lucy Hutchinson, one of the most remarkable writers that wrote during and about the English Revolution. In her three major works — Order and Disorder, the translation of De rerum natura, and the Memoirs — Hutchinson grapples with the very origins of existence, providing classical, Christian, and even political accounts of creation and destruction. In all three works, she is drawn to or draws out of biblical and historical narratives the place of women within accounts of political organization.
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