Title: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from ...
Publisher: U.S.A.: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 1990
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
First edition, FIRST PRINTING; SIGNED by CAMILLE PAGLIA directly on the title page (not inscribed to anyone); hardcover with dustjacket; in FINE/FINE condition (no marks, not book-club ed, not price-clipped, etc); comes with a GLOSSY PHOTO of the author at the signing event; ships securely in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 2007
Synopsis: 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.
From the Publisher: "A remarkable book, at once outrageous and compelling, fanatical and brilliant....One must be awed by [Paglia's] vast energy, erudition and wit"--Washington Post Book World
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