Men of the early 20th century soon realized that a seemingly compliant household
nun could be deadly, a memory of Theda Bara's kohl-eyed appetites. -B.D.
a woman's charms is fatal as young men do not know how to uncontaminate themselves
Menstruation turned the girl child into a woman of sexual awakening,
the vampire's attack on innocence -Swinburne
Menstruation turned the girl child into a woman of bloody pollution and
"singing out for a man"
16 th century Swiss street-walker -Urs Graf
It is a violation of a universal principle of manhood that
a woman rape a man.
"If a woman meets you on the path and flirts with you, you must copulate
with her" -Tali
Vintage magazine (detail)1927
Man's image is depicted in the presence of enemies bent on masculine destruction.
-George F. Mosse 1996 Image of Man
Taboo: Feminization of the man. Masculization of the woman
Adolf Hitler (1925-27) Mein Kampf New York 1930
J Howard Miller-War Poster 1943