Sexual Personae

Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson by Camille Paglia

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. <Purchase>