Sex, Art, and American Culture: Essays

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 31, 2011 - Social Science - 352 pages
A collection of twenty of Paglia's out-spoken essays on contemporary issues in America's ongoing cultural debate such as Anita Hill, Robert Mapplethorpe, the beauty myth, and the decline of education in America.
 

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For some highschool students, the works of Ayn Rand opened up new worlds of philosophy and psychology--a whole new way of looking at life. For me, it was this book by Camille Paglia. By now, the ... Read full review

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Paglia (humanities, Univ. of the Arts), the controversial author of Sexual Personae (Yale Univ. Pr., 1990), here offers 12 recent essays on popular culture, sexuality, feminism, and educational reform ... Read full review

Contents

WHAT A DRAG
96
THE CANCELLED PREFACE 1
125
AN ExPERIMENT IN MULTICULTURALISM
136
I T LECTURE
249
APPENDICEs
299
INDEX
326
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Camille Paglia is the University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. A regular contributor to Salon.com, she is the author of Glittering ImagesBreak, Blow, BurnSexual PersonaeSex, Art, and American Culture; and Vamps & Tramps.

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