Sexual Personae

Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

By Camille Paglia
(Yale University Press, Hardcover, 9780300043969, 712pp.)

Publication Date: September 1990

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback

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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.

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