Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk (1836)

Maria Monk’s revelations of her time at the Hôtel-Dieu convent in Montreal, describing nuns forced to engage in sexual acts with priests and being locked in the ce…more

Musaeum Clausum (1684)

Thomas Browne’s remarkable account of an imagined inventory of ‘remarkable books, antiquities, pictures and rarities of several kinds, scarce or never seen by any…more