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. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. I admit, albeit with a great deal of embarrassment, that I am a fan of Camille Paglia. I mean, you’ve got to give props to anyone who keeps a straight face while.

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Vamps & Tramps: New Essays – Camille Paglia – Google Books

I stumbled across this title when I was reading other reviews on this site and I was charmed to find that I could paglla, grunt a bit, and quietly murmur in that way known to the freakishly bookish “I read that. Feminism and Popular Culture. So much for the medium, what about he message? Marianna De Marco Torgovnick. Paglia without intention makes them look small. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

These essays have never appeared in book form, and many will be appearing in print for the first time. Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinsonpublished inbecame a bestseller.

But there are highly entertaining bits in this book. She writes about art and popular culture with passion and knowledge.


Mar 28, Brandy rated it really liked it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Set up a giveaway. August 31, Imprint: That is, writers who are not afraid to say what they think and to challenge mouthpieces.

This is pure indulgent joy, with a lot of really sharp and eye opening cultural criticism lying around in the set dressing.

And how many simply tune her out because she approaches topics they refuse to read, hear or comprehend. Such an undergrad type of book. Nov 24, Anya rated it liked it. Get to Know Us.

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She collapses the cultural into the social. For the most part, reading this collection of columns, essays, transcripts and excerpts felt like flipping through a magazine or scrap book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. As it should be.

However, Paglia’s arguments are sometimes fatally marred by her over-reliance on Freudian psychoanalytical bullshit – if only she had ditched that, her thoughts on feminism trampx have been much improved.

In short order they realize they can neither keep up and will eventually be embarrassed because of her brilliance. Jun 06, PM rated it liked it. Paglia’s worldview between 60s and 90s, concerning sexual orientation and Feminism.

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At this point, I’d imagine it reads a little dated. Great essays but they seem to be lacking ccamille historical perspective that one expects from Paglia. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Today, Paglia’s book is somewhat dated.

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New Essays Camille Paglia Snippet view – Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Culture commentary of the literary and academic kind, Camille is not nice to fellow professors, women who complain about white collar sexism The special effects are as spectacular vaps ever; the act, however Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The prostitute, the stripper, the high-glamour star, the seductress; these are “seasoned symbols of tough cookie feminism, my answer to the smug self-satisfaction and crass materialism of yuppie feminism.

Perfectly aware of her image, Paglia early on compares herself to Ross Perot, Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern, in her “raging egomania and volatile comic personae tending toward the loopy. In this xamille, Paglia tackles views on the gender wars as well as rape and pedophile.

Paglia was the jolting breath of life to me, at that tender age when sex is more in the head than anywhere else.