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Sexual Personae Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson summary Ç 108 â From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Maruis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis PresleyFrom ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections betwee. As another reviewer said Paglia is like a gateway drug Read her and you’re on your way down the yellow brick road of subversive decadence Whether you agree with her or not you will be challenged to think Camille isn’t looking for a gaggle of cheerleaders she looking for an intellectual bar brawl

Sexual Personae Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily DickinsonFrom ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections betwee. As another reviewer said Paglia is like a gateway drug Read her and you’re on your way down the yellow brick road of subversive decadence Whether you agree with her or not you will be challenged to think Camille isn’t looking for a gaggle of cheerleaders she looking for an intellectual bar brawl

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Sexual Personae Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson Ù It ultimately challenges the cultural assumptions of both conservatives and traditional liberals 47 photograp. This book was horrible Paglia's worldview is bizarrely Freudian Paglia writes only the loosest and most unsatisfactory of evidence for any of her assertions She ignores the lack of evidence for the majority of psychodynamic theory in general and for the family romance in particular When you ignore empirical evidence all you have left is what resonates for you personally which Freudian theory does not Though she even picks through psychodynamic theory The book makes me want to shake her Paglia writes well but the danger of her compelling prose is that people may believe her characters â eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Camille Paglia

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Camille Paglia ´ 8 characters N art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Maruis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. I will usually read the books I'm given and this one was from a coworker at Loyola University Chicago I doubt if she a believing Catholic read it herself She likely would have been even offended than I wasWith the exception of overt practiced racism and sexism I believe I'm hard to offend but Paglia's two faced book did it On the one hand she tries to be sexy treating the literary canon as resting on a seething bed of academically neglected eroticism On the other hand she writes about this eroticism with a prurient tone as if it were loathsome I got the impression of a very neurotic author divided within herself Given the book's success I felt little pity for the author She's doing fine The culture which would make such a work a best seller however would appear to be in deep trouble The offense reaction of course suggests that I share the cultural diseaseFor what it's worth if the book hadn't been successful if it had been the work of some closeted intellectual I would have been prone to notice its virtues HP Lovecraft for instance was a neurotic racist but I've defended his horror fiction Interesting that Paglia associates in my mind with neurotic horror fiction