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Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nun"s life in a convent exposed

Maria Monk

Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nun"s life in a convent exposed

illustrated with upwards of forty engravings.

by Maria Monk

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Published by T.B. Peterson in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ex-nuns -- Personal narratives.,
  • Convents -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal.,
  • Anti-Catholicism.

  • Edition Notes

    Maria Monk"s personal narrative as related to Theodore Dwight. Has also been ascribed to John J. Slocum and to William K. Hoyte. Cf. N.Y. Herald, Aug. 12, 1836, p. 2; Colophon, pt. 17, 1934; Sabin.

    Other titlesHidden secrets of a nun"s life in a convent exposed
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, [8]-192 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19818519M

    * Religious hoaxes (such as Maria Monk’s best-selling book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed that . The book also spawned a raft of copycats, including the notorious Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed. Monk fabricated an account of a Montreal convent whose sisters were forced into .

    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 Montreal. The book became a best-seller. Monk, Maria, Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nun's life in a convent exposed! (Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, [pref. ]), also by William K. Hoyte, John Jay Slocum, Theodore Dwight, and Cairns Collection of American Women Writers (page images at .

      Awful Disclosures of the Hotel-Dieu Nunnery of Montreal, or as it was more popularly known, then and now, The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, was first published in It would sell hundreds of thousands of copies in its early years and has continued to be published ever since. Phony “Disclosures”.   The most famous and popular of these tales was Awful Disclosures of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery ostensibly written by Maria Monk about her experiences in the Montreal convent. Awful Disclosures tells a familiar anti-Catholic story of a Protestant youth, seduced into convent life with promises of salvation, knowledge and opportunity.


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Maria Monk's Immortal Book. Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk; or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun's Life Exposed. Manchester: Milner & Co., n.d. pages. This review now appears, revised and rewritten, in my new book: The Dusty Bookcase: A. Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nuns life in a convent exposed.

together with, The Cadiere case involving Father Jean-Baptiste Girard Maria Monk Published by Canova Press (). IT was over a hundred years ago—in —that Maria Monk, making her way from Canada to New York, startled the world with her "awful disclosures" of life in a Convent and, since that time, controversy has raged over her story.

awful disclosures of maria monk; or, the hidden secrets of a nun's life in a convent exposed. Delivery & returns This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Maria Monk (J – summer of ) was a Canadian woman who claimed to have been a nun who had been sexually exploited in her convent.

She, or ghost writers who used her as their puppet, wrote a sensational book about these allegations. Maria Monk’s book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent. Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nuns life in a convent exposed.

together with, The Cadiere case involving Father Jean-Baptiste Girard by Maria Monk | 1 Jan Unknown Binding. Maria Monk may have been a 19th century nun who had several sexual liaisons, while in the convent. She or a ghostwriter wrote Awful Disclosures about these experiences.

Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun's Life in a Convent Exposed was Even though historians all agree that Maria Monk's claims are false, the book is /5. Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nun's life in a convent exposed by Maria Monk; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Anticatholicisme, Couvents, Convents and nunneries, Ex-religieuses, Ex-nuns, Personal narratives, Récits personnels, Anti-Catholicism, Accessible book; Places: Quebec (Province), Montréal, Québec.

In Januarya book called The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk: the Hidden Secrets of a Nun's Life in a Convent Exposed was published by a New York publishing house under the imprint of Howe.

Maria Monk's book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun's Life in a Convent Exposed was published in January In it, Monk claimed that nuns of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph of the Montreal convent of the Hôtel-Dieu, whom she called "the Black Nuns", were forced to have sex with the priests in the.

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Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The hidden secrets of a nuns life in a convent exposed. together with, The Cadiere case involving Father Jean-Baptiste Girard Monk, Maria Published by Canova Press ().INa controversial book exploded upon the scene like an artillery shell, written by a woman who had supposedly fled the revered Hotel Dieu nunnery in Montreal, bore the title, Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed!

The book immediately touched off an acrimonious firestorm of wild polemics with its .Among the recent corroborates of the "Awful Disclosures," may be particularly mentioned the two narratives entitled "Coralla," and "Confessions of a Sister of Charity," contained in the work issued this season by the publishers of the present volume, viz.: "_The Escaped Nun_; or, Disclosures of Convent Life," &c.

Of the authenticity of1/6.