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Camille Paglia

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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Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2013
$18.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27802-9 (0-307-27802-6)

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...

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Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Pantheon | Hardcover | October 2012
$30.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42460-1 (0-375-42460-1)

WIth full-color illustrations throughout

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...

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Break, Blow, Burn
Written by Camille Paglia
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2006
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-72539-5 (0-375-72539-3)

America’s most provocative intellectual brings her blazing powers of analysis and appreciation to bear on the great poems of the Western tradition, and on some unexpected discoveries of her own. Combining close reading with a panoramic breadth of learning, Camille Paglia refreshes our understanding of poems we thought we knew, from...

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Vamps & Tramps
Written by Camille Paglia
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1994
$16.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-75120-5 (0-679-75120-3)

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... Read more






Sex, Art, and American Culture
Written by Camille Paglia
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1992
$17.95/20.50(Canada) | 978-0-679-74101-5 (0-679-74101-1)

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. Read more






Sexual Personae
Written by Camille Paglia
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1991
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73579-3 (0-679-73579-8)

From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the cultural assumptions of both conservatives and traditional liberals. 47 photographs. Read more





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