Anti-Woman Sentiment in Lit, Art & Tho’t

NaPoWriMo Day 12: Today, I challenge you to write your own index poem. You could start with found language from an actual index, or you could invent an index, somewhat in the style of this poem by Thomas Brendler. Happy writing!

Masturbation in women, 66-81; 74-75; 79-80, 91, 99, 125, 134-36, 145-48, 178, 202, 248-50, 261, 273, 297, 308; and bestiality, 297, 308; as cause of mental debility, 178; as cause for nymphomania 249-50; link with narcissism, 145-48; visual evidence of 74-75, 79-80.

~Just L (April 12)

 From Idols of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-De-Siecle Culture by Bram Dukstra