Vamps & Tramps: New Essays

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Vintage Books, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 532 pages
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'Vamps and Tramps - New essays - gives us Paglia as bold transgressor of intellectual boundaries, conflating biology, homoeroticism, and culture into 'A Pagan Theory of Sexuality'. There's Paglia the omnivorous commentator, whose curiosity encompasses Germaine Greer and Princess Di. And not least of all, we see the prankish provocateuse who trades outrageous true confessions from the gender front with Lauren Hutton and dishes all downtown with drag queen Glennda Orgasm.

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Vamps & Tramps makes clear that Paglia shines at extremes. In some essays she is a tenderhearted patron of the arts. In others, an amazonian warrior hunting her prey. This is illustrated by my two ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

Vamps & Tramps makes clear that Paglia shines at extremes. In some essays she is a tenderhearted patron of the arts. In others, an amazonian warrior hunting her prey. This is illustrated by my two ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Camille Paglia is University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is the author of "Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson"; "Sex, Art, and American Culture"; and "Vamps & Tramps: New Essays," She has also written "The Birds," a study of Alfred Hitchcock. She lives in Philadelphia.

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