Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the cultural assumptions of both conservatives and traditional liberals. 47 photographs.
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Review: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily DickinsonUser Review - Charles Rouse - Goodreads
One of the reviewers said that they gave her three stars because they didn't know how to give her both five stars and one star. That kind of gives you an indication of people's reaction to Paglia ... Read full review
Review: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily DickinsonUser Review - Aleksandra - Goodreads
I cannot, in earnest, decide whether I liked the book or not. On one hand, it is undoubtedly ambitious, with wide perspective and daring conclusions, reaching into the territories of art, literature ... Read full review