Vamps & Tramps: New Essays (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 31, 2011 - Social Science - 560 pages
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The bestselling author of Sexual Personae and Sex, Art, and American Culture is back with a fiery new collection of essays on everything from art and celebrity to gay activism, Lorena Bobbitt to Bill and Hillary. These essays have never appeared in book form, and many will be appearing in print for the first time.


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User Review  - Doublezerodomino - Goodreads

Not my kind of woman. She is full of more opinion than fact, and I tend to be on the other side of her arguments. Meh. Paglia. Read full review

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User Review  - Orna Ross - Goodreads

I WANT to put the bomp back into the bomp-de-bomp', roars a new book of essays on feminism, sex, popular culture, education and Madonna. Yes, you got it, it's Camille Paglia time again. The main ... Read full review

Contents

The Penis Unsheathed
3
a Pagan Theory of Sexuality
19
The Corrupting
97
Gay Stalinism
103
Liberating Art and Beauty I13
117
Woody Allen Agonistes
129
Sandra Bernhard
137
Lolita Unclothed
146
Love Poetry
317
Kenneth Clarks
339
The Star as Sacred Monster
363
Germaine Crcers
379
Advice for the Lovelom
397
Feminist Fatale
410
Bobbitt Versus Bobbitt
419
Extracts
425

Diana Regina
163
Television and the Clintons
172
Why I Like Hillary Clinton I76
181
MEMOIRS AND ADVENTURES
197
Carmen
307
Cartoon Personae
439
A Media Chronicle
457
INDEX
519
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About the author (2011)

Camille Paglia is University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is the author of ""Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson""; ""Sex, Art, and American Culture""; and ""Vamps & Tramps: New Essays,"" She has also written ""The Birds,"" a study of Alfred Hitchcock. She lives in Philadelphia.

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