Of Woman Born: The Evolution of Pornography in Medieval Print Culture


In addition to those sources cited throughout this blog post, the following sources have informed my scholarship… AKA — I read them, but might not have actually cited them.

Aelfric, and Walter W. Skeat. Aelfric’s Lives of Saints. London: Pub. for the Early Englishtext Society, by N. Trubner, 1881. Internet resource. 

Aretino, Pietro. The Secret Life of Nuns. London: Hesperus, 2004. Print. 

Bullough, Vern L, and James A. Brundage. Handbook of Medieval Sexuality. New York: Garland Pub, 1996. Print. 

Carr, Nicholas. The Shallows. WW Norton, 2011.

Cronin, Michael. Translation in the Digital Age. Routledge, 2013. – additional source added 5/11/22

Easton, Martha. “SAINT AGATHA AND THE SANCTIFICATION OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.” Studies in Iconography, vol. 16, 1994, pp. 83–118, http://www.jstor.org/stable/23924093. Accessed 8 Apr. 2022. 

Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. The Printing Press As an Agent of Change : Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe. Cambridge University Press, 1979. 

Evans, Ruth, ed. A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2011. Bloomsbury Collections. Print. 

Findlaw. “Movie Day at the Supreme Court or ‘I Know It When I See It’: A History of the Definition of Obscenity.” Findlaw, https://www.findlaw.com/

Foxe, John, and W G. Berry. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1900. Print. 

Institoris, Heinrich, and Jakob Sprenger. The Malleus Maleficarum [of Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger.] Translated with Introductions, Bibliography, and Notes by Montague Summers. New York: Blom, 1970. Web. 

Jacobus. The Golden Legend of Jacobus De Voragine. New York: Longmans, Green, 1948. Print. 

Lawner, Lynne, Pietro Aretino, Giulio Romano, Marcantonio Raimondi, and Jean-Frederic-Maxmilien . Waldeck. I Modi: The Sixteen Pleasures: An Erotic Album of the Italian Renaissance. Evanston, Ill: Northwestern Univ. Press, 1988. Print. 

McLuhan, Marshall. The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man. , 1962. Print.

McLuhan, Marshall. This Is Marshall Mcluhan: the Medium Is the Message. New York: NBC, 1967.

Turner, James Grantham. “Marcantonio’s Lost Modi and Their Copies.” Print Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 4, 2004, pp. 363–84, http://www.jstor.org/stable/41826241. Accessed 8 Apr. 2022. 

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