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Sexual personae

art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

by Camille Paglia

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, modern -- History and criticism.,
  • Romanticism.,
  • Paganism in literature.,
  • Sex in literature.,
  • Decadence (Literary movement),
  • Decadence in literature.,
  • Arts.,
  • Paganism in art.,
  • Sex in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCamille Paglia.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,718p. :
    Number of Pages718
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22126814M
    ISBN 100300043961

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It is important to understand that Paglia earned her academic "chops" teaching students at an art academy.4/5. The title captures the essence, the different personae (persona: social role, one's appearance displayed to the outside world) and the sexual element in these. The first chapter – Sex and Violence, or Nature and Art – presents the essence of her, at times extreme, argument/5(98).

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Certain "sexual personae" have held sway over western imagination--the Greeks' "beautiful boy" who reappears in the Renaissance as Donatello's David and then as Dorian Gray, or the "vampire" (Medusa, the Mona Lisa, the "femme fatale" of Dietrich and Bacall).

In this brilliantly original book, Camille Paglia identifies some of the major patterns that have endured in western culture from ancient Egypt and Greece to the present.

According to Paglia, one source of continuity is paganism, which, undefeated by Judeo-Christianity, continues to flourish in art, eroticism, astrology, and pop culture.

Others, she says, are androgyny, sadism, and the 4/5(7). Sexual Personae Book Description: In this brilliantly original book, Camille Paglia identifies some of the major patterns that have endured in western culture from ancient Egypt and Greece to the present.

“Sexual Personae [is] an enormous sensation of a book, in all the better senses of ‘sensation.’ There is no book comparable in scope, stance, design or insight.” —Harold Bloom “The ability to infuriate both antagonists in an ideological struggle is often a sign of a first-rate book/5().

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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.4/5(6). Sexual Personae was then titled "The Androgynous Dream: the image of the androgyne as it appears in literature and is embodied in the psyche of the artist, with reference to the visual arts and the cinema."Born: Camille Anna Paglia, April 2, (age 72).

Camille Paglia-Sexual Background. By Paglia's own account, the ancestor of Sexual Personae was a book on aviator Amelia Earhart that she began to write in high school. Paglia's discovery of Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex in inspired her to write a book larger in scope.

Sexual Personae began to take shape in essays Paglia wrote in college between and The title was inspired by Ingmar Bergman's. Sexual Personae Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson by Camille Paglia Published by Vintage in New York, by:.

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