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Provocations by Camille Paglia
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Sep 17, 2019 | 736 Pages
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    Oct 09, 2018 | 752 Pages

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“Paglia is a brilliant thinker on culture and human nature.” —The New Criterion

“An essential public intellectual.” —VICE

“With her signature acerbic wit, Paglia offers astute and humorous cultural commentary across pop culture, art, feminism, and politics.” —Vogue

“Brilliant. . . . The scholar and culture warrior comes out swinging. . . . Paglia covers a vast swath of society and culture at large, including sections on popular culture, literature, education, art, politics, and more. She is still at her fiery intellectual best as a teacher, whether she’s throwing out odd but intriguing comparisons—Captain Ahab and Ziggy Stardust are both ‘scarred by lightning,’ each ‘a voyager who has defied ordinary human limits and paid the price’—or deciphering poetry, happily butchering sacred cows along the way. . . . This career retrospective is both maddening and essential.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“Outrageous, just as we expected and hoped! Not a neutral observer, Paglia has an eye. She can see movement, see fissures developing, hear the winds shift. Here, in her collection of essays, we are doing time travel, but with destinations set.  The author is showing us what she sees ahead.” —Patricia E. Moody, Blue Heron Journal

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