Sex, Art, and American Culture

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Sex, Art, and American Culture


By Camille Paglia; Paglia

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679741015, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 1992


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.

About the Author
Camille Paglia is University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is the author of "Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson"; "Sex, Art, and American Culture"; and "Vamps & Tramps: New Essays," She has also written "The Birds," a study of Alfred Hitchcock. She lives in Philadelphia.

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