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A Convent Tale

P. R Baernstein

A Convent Tale

by P. R Baernstein

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9461601M
    ISBN 100415927188
    ISBN 109780415927185

    Get this from a library! A convent tale: a century of sisterhood in Spanish Milan. [P Renee Baernstein] -- Annotation Power often operates in strange and surprising ways. With A Convent Tale, Renee Baernstein uncovers some of the nuanced methods cloistered women devised to exert their agency. In . Maria Monk (J – summer of ) was a Canadian woman whose book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed () claimed to expose systematic sexual abuse of nuns and infanticide of the resulting children by Catholic priests in her convent in book became a best-seller. Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk was published Died: , Roosevelt Island.

      The true story of a lesbian cult in a Roman convent in the s is a lesson in religion and the abuse of power. A Lurid Tale of a Lesbian Nun Sex Gang. by . The Nun’s Story. A bestselling book offered unbelievable tales of sexual depravity in a convent. By Sarah Laskow. Thursday, Ap A cover of a facsimile edition of The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk and an illustrated plate from a different edition. The bestselling book was in .

    The book Nuns Behaving Badly: Tales of Music, Magic, Art, “Fantastic stories of arson, magic, and nights at the opera—Monson presents a veritable Canterbury Tales detailing convent life in early modern Italy as seen through the adventures of unruly nuns. But unlike Chaucer’s classic work, all . But before I get into why this book affected me the way it did, a little explanation of the story. Mortal Heart is the third and final book in the His Fair Assassin trilogy by Robin Lafevers. The trilogy centers on a convent of nuns in medieval France who are devoted to one .


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And it is the perfect setting for this morality tale. Six nuns go quietly about their lives, seeking God in their solitude and working at small jobs to support the convent.

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