Vamps & Tramps: New Essays

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 31, 2011 - Social Science - 560 pages
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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Those who missed them in Playboy, The New Republic, and other media can catch up with culture diva Paglia's latest performances here. The special effects are as spectacular as ever; the act, however ... Read full review

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Is Camille on to something or is she just stirring the pot? Culture commentary of the literary and academic kind, Camille is not nice to fellow professors, women who complain about white collar sexism ... Read full review

Contents

the culture wars
97
Pop THEATER
129
MAstERS AND Mistresses
163
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
191
MEMoirs And Adventures
197
Glennda and Camille Do Downtown
277
on Literature And
312
Kenneth Clarks
339
Book Reviews
363
A Woman of the Century
379
sAtires And short TAkEs
397
AFPEndices
439
index
519
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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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