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Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is the author of four previous books: Break, Blow, Burn; Sexual Personae; Sex, Art, and American Culture; and Vamps & Tramps. She has also written The Birds, a study of Alfred Hitchcock.

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Break, Blow, Burn
Camille Paglia Reads Forty-three of the World's Best Poems
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $15.95

Break, Blow, Burn is destined to become a landmark. In it, America’s premier intellectual provocateur explores and celebrates a series of great poems of the Western tradition, including some surprising discoveries of her own. She brings new energy and insight to our understanding of poems we already know, such as masterpieces... Read more >
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Break, Blow, Burn
Camille Paglia Reads Forty-three of the World's Best Poems
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $18.95

Modern life is a sea of images. With so much visual data bombarding us—from personal devices to mass media—our brains must rapidly adapt to make sense of it all. Here to guide us is America's premier intellectual provocateur, Camille Paglia.

In these pages, Paglia returns to the subject that made her famous... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $30.00

From the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas’s volcano planet duel in Revenge of the Sith.

America’s premier intellectual provocateur... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $12.99

From the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas’s volcano planet duel in Revenge of the Sith.

America’s premier intellectual provocateur... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Sex, Art, and American Culture
Essays
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Sex, Art, and American Culture
Essays
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 1992
Price: $17.95

This collection of twenty-one essays includes writings on Robert Mapplethorpe, Madonna, homosexuality, Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill, date rape, and the current state of academia. Read more >
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Sexual Personae
Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 20, 1991
Price: $20.00

Paglia seeks to demonstrate the unity and continuity of western culture. Accepting the canonical western tradition and rejecting the modernist idea that culture has collapsed into meaningless fragments, she argues that Judeo-Christianity did not defeat paganism, which, along with androgyny, sadism, and the aggressive western eye, continues to flourish in art... Read more >

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Vamps & Tramps
New Essays
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 11, 1994
Price: $16.95

In this new book of unfettered essays Paglia brings her visceral intelligence and rhetoric to bear on subjects that range from the Clintons, Madonna, and Catherine MacKinnon, to Frankenstein, the novels of D.H. Lawrence, and Howard Stern. Vamps and Tramps presents as well Paglia's new "Pagan Theory of Sexuality," a conflation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Vamps & Tramps
New Essays
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $15.99

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