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Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300043969
Subtitle:
Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Author:
Paglia, Camille
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Arts
Subject:
Romanticism
Subject:
Literature, Modern
Subject:
Sex in literature
Subject:
Sex in art
Subject:
Decadence in literature
Subject:
Paganism in literature.
Subject:
Paganism in art.
Subject:
Decadence
Subject:
Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
Decadence (literary movement)
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
26
Publication Date:
19900910
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
47 b/w illus.
Pages:
712
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 2.77 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Sexual Instruction
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Humanities » Literary Criticism » Literary and Cultural Studies
Humanities » Philosophy » General

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