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Vamps and Tramps New Essays

ISBN-10: 0679751203
ISBN-13: 9780679751205
Edition: N/A
Authors: Camille Paglia
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/11/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

The bestselling author of Sexual Personae and Sex, Art, and American Culture is back with a fiery new collection of essays on everything from art and celebrity to gay activism, Lorena Bobbitt to Bill and Hillary. These essays have never appeared in book form, and many will be appearing in print for the first time.

Todd Oldham is one of the most beloved and mediagenic designers working today. Originally a couture fashion designer with several stores in New York, and a commentator on MTV's House of Style, Todd's career has evolved to include all areas of design, from film and photography to furniture and graphic art. Todd appears frequently as a consultant on NBC's Today, as well as on MTV's enormously popular Crib Crashers, for which Todd redesigns teenagers' homes in the likeness of their favorite stars' abode. Oldham designs his own line of dorm room furnishings for Target in addition to a line of furniture for La-Z-Boy, and he is currently developing a television series based on Handmade Modern. Most recently, he has become a contributing editor to ReadyMade magazine. He lives in New York City.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."From the Hardcover edition."

Introduction
The Penis Unsheathedp. 3
No Law in the Arena: a Pagan Theory of Sexualityp. 19
Introduction: The Horses of Passionp. 19
Sex Crime: Rapep. 24
Sex War: Abortion, Battering, Sexual Harassmentp. 38
Sex Power: Prostitution, Stripping, Pornographyp. 56
Rebel Love: Homosexualityp. 67
Conclusion: Citizens of the Empirep. 92
The Nursery-School Campus: The Corrupting of the Humanities in the U.S.p. 97
Gay Stalinismp. 103
The Return of Carry Nation: Catharine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkinp. 107
The New Sexism: Liberating Art and Beautyp. 113
An Open Letter to the Students of Harvardp. 117
On Censorshipp. 122
Woody Allen Agonistesp. 129
Our Tabloid Princess: Amy Fisherp. 133
The Female Lenny Bruce: Sandra Bernhardp. 137
Brooklyn Nefertiti: Barbara Streisandp. 141
Lolita Unclothedp. 146
Diana Reginap. 163
Television and the Clintonsp. 172
Kind of a Bitch: Why I Like Hillary Clintonp. 176
Hillary in the Spotlightp. 181
Laying the Ghost of Anita Hill: Bill Clinton and Paula Jonesp. 188
Mona Lisa in Motion: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassisp. 191
The Saintp. 197
My Brothers in Crime: Benderson, Jarratt, Feld, Fessendenp. 201
Dr. Paglia: Part 1 of Female Misbehavior, A Four-Part Documentary by Monika Treutp. 234
Sex War: A Short Film by Luca Babinip. 250
Glennda and Camille Do Downtownp. 277
Gypsy Tigress: Carmenp. 307
Alice as Epic Herop. 312
Love Poetryp. 317
Tournament of Modern Personae: D. H. Lawrence's Women in Lovep. 328
Breviary of the Nude: Kenneth Clark's The Nudep. 339
The Artistic Dynamics of "Revival"p. 341
Sontag, Bloody Sontagp. 344
The Star as Sacred Monster: David Shipman's Judy Garland: The Secret Life of an American Legendp. 363
Madonna in the Shallows: Madonna's Sexp. 367
Madonna as Gauguin: Mark Bego's Madonna: Blonde Ambitionp. 370
Tyranny of the Technocrats: John Ralston Saul's Voltaire's Bastardsp. 375
A Woman of the Century: Germaine Greer's The Changep. 379
Scholar, Aesthete, Activist: Edward Said's Culture and Imperialismp. 382
The Corpse of Fashion: Fred Davis's Fashion, Culture, and Identityp. 387
Cry of the Invisible Men: Warren Farrell's The Myth of Male Powerp. 391
Ask Camille Paglia: Advice for the Lovelorn, Among Othersp. 397
Feminist Fatalep. 410
Bobbitt Versus Bobbittp. 419
Diary: Sex, Art, and Sellingp. 421
Extractsp. 425
App. Cartoon Personaep. 439
App. A Media Chroniclep. 457
Indexp. 519
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