Provocations - Collected Essays on Art, Feminism, Politics, Sex, and Education

Author(s): Camille Paglia

Anthologies, Essays & Journals

Much has changed since Camille Paglia first burst onto the scene with her groundbreaking Sexual Personae, but the laser-sharp insights of this major American thinker continue to be ahead of the curve-not only capturing the tone of the mo-ment but also often anticipating it. Opening with a blazing manifesto of an introduction in which Paglia outlines the bedrock beliefs that inform her writing-freedom of speech, the necessity of fearless inquiry, and a deep respect for all art, both erudite and popular-Provocations gathers together a rich, varied body of work that illumi-nates everything from the Odyssey to the Oscars, from punk rock to presidents past and present.

Whatever your political inclination or liter-ary and artistic touchstones, Paglia's takes are compulsively readable, thought provoking, gal-vanizing, and an essential part of our cultural dialogue, invariably giving voice to what most needs to be said.


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General Fields

  • : 9780525433866
  • : Random House Publishing Group
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.696718
  • : September 2019
  • : 1.438 Inches X 5.188 Inches X 8 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Camille Paglia
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 752