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Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
     

Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

by Camille Paglia
 

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ISBN-10: 0300043961

ISBN-13: 9780300043969

Pub. Date: 09/28/1990

Publisher: Yale University Press

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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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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ISBN-13:
9780300043969
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
712
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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