"Art is something out of the ordinary commenting on the ordinary": First Edition of the Author’s Classic Work Sexual Personae; Inscribed by Camille Paglia

  • Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson.

Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson.

$375.00

Item Number: 3857

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

First edition of the author’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by  Camille Paglia on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

"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). "Provocative... a radical reappraisal of the human condition. Her style is marked by angry exhiliration, brittle epigrams and acid paradoxes" (Times Literary Supplement).

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