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. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. I admit, albeit with a great deal of embarrassment, that I am a fan of Camille Paglia. I mean, you’ve got to give props to anyone who keeps a straight face while.

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We had to buy and supposedly read three books for the class. Paglia’s worldview between 60s and 90s, concerning sexual orientation and Feminism. Perfectly aware of her image, Paglia early on compares herself to Ross Perot, Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern, in her “raging egomania and volatile comic personae tending toward the loopy.

Camille’s writing really gets to the heart of what the human experience is about. English Choose a language for shopping. Nov 24, Anya rated it liked it. Jun 13, Natalie rated it did not like it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

I guess it might be helpful to get an idea of what her personality is and what she was reacting against and interpret what she’s saying through that sort of filter. Cynthia Harrison, Federal Judicial Ctr. Camille is a great writer.

So much for the medium, what about he message?

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She crams more no-holds barred ideas into a chapter than many of her critics do into a lifetime and presents them with oodles more wit and style. The stuff on domestic violence does so vanps well and flirts with bamps the line.

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The Art of Cruelty: May 05, Randy Russberg rated it it was amazing. So many students have been turned off of reading for a host of reasons. I hated that book for three reasons. Ships from and sold by Amazon. She collapses the cultural into the social.

Either you like the polysexual, pagan Paglia, or you don’t-and this collection by the author of Sexual Personae isn’t going to change that. Few people on earth have her abilities, insight and particular way of thinking that can be understood by all ages and educational levels.

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Haven’t really read anything of hers for at least ten years and never had a copy of this one until a couple years ago. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

I remember camile being my favorite book by Camille Paglia, but I can’t really say why. A Woman of the Century. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

Glennda and Camille Do Downtown. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The Mother of All Questions. Scholarship is only scratching the surface of the nature tram;s nurture debate but Paglia breezily dismisses thousands of years of social conditioning and declares that the reason women can’t make art is because they have wombs and oestrogen instead of penises and testosterone.

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Paglia is an acquired taste. These essays have never appeared in book form, and many will be appearing in print for the first time. One person found this helpful.

I laughed out loud many times, particularly while reading “Sontag Bloody Sontag. Not to say it wasn’t ans I still shudder and remove myself from engaging with the more dense and sci-fi sterile tomes of Frenchified Filosophy- “gunk” was the fun and bracing and refreshingly colloqial term she used.

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These Essays are easy to criticize if they are not understood to be a reflection that describes the essence of camilke personality, celebrity status and solid substance. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! This lady means business. There is a backlash against different views on college campuses which I believe hinders learning.

The class was taught by two women, one of whom made fun of a female student who said she would change her last name upon getting married. That is, writers who are not afraid to say what they think and to challenge mouthpieces. Share your thoughts camilel other customers.

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These essays have never appeared in book form, and many will be appearing in print for the first time. Return to Book Page. Vamille are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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