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The Resource Sexual personae : art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, Camille Paglia

Sexual personae : art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, Camille Paglia

Label
Sexual personae : art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Title
Sexual personae
Title remainder
art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Statement of responsibility
Camille Paglia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the works of Edmund Spenser, Shakespeare, Rousseau, de Sade, Goethe, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Balzac, Gautier, Baudelaire, Huysmans, Emily Bronte, Swinburne, Oscar Wilde, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Emerson, Whitman, Henry James, and Emily Dickinson
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paglia, Camille
Dewey number
809/.03
Index
index present
LC call number
PN751
LC item number
.P34 1991
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Modern
  • Literature, Modern
  • Decadence (Literary movement)
  • Paganism in literature
  • Sex in literature
  • Paganism in art
  • Romanticism
  • Sex in art
  • Arts
Label
Sexual personae : art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, Camille Paglia
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Various printings
  • Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1990
Bar code
  • 31223118395467
  • 31223118395475
  • 31223114719447
  • 31223118395442
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 675-700) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sex and violence, or nature and art -- The birth of the western eye -- Apollo and Dionysus -- Pagan beauty -- Renaissance form: Italian art -- Spenser and Apollo: the Faerie queene -- Shakespeare and Dionysus: As you like it and Antony and Cleopatra -- Return of the great mother: Rousseau vs. Sade -- Amazons, mothers, ghosts: Goethe to Gothic -- Sex bound and unbound: Blake -- Marriage to Mother Nature: Wordsworth -- The Daemon as lesbian vampire: Coleridge -- Speed and space: Byron -- Light and heat: Shelley and Keats -- Cults of sex and beauty: Balzac -- Cults of sex and beauty: Gautier, Baudelaire, and Huysmans -- Romantic shadows: Emily Bronte -- Romantic shadows: Swinburne and Pater -- Apollo daemonized: decadent art -- The beautiful boy as destroyer: Wilde's The picture of Dorian Gray -- The English epicene: Wilde's The importance of being earnest -- American decadents: Poe, Hawthorne, Melville -- American decadents: Emerson, Whitman, James -- Amherst's Madame de Sade: Emily Dickinson
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xiv, 718 p.
Isbn
9780679735793
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20140520-084
System control number
  • 1001929956
  • (OCoLC)23652131
Label
Sexual personae : art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, Camille Paglia
Link
Publication
Note
  • Various printings
  • Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1990
Bar code
  • 31223118395467
  • 31223118395475
  • 31223114719447
  • 31223118395442
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 675-700) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sex and violence, or nature and art -- The birth of the western eye -- Apollo and Dionysus -- Pagan beauty -- Renaissance form: Italian art -- Spenser and Apollo: the Faerie queene -- Shakespeare and Dionysus: As you like it and Antony and Cleopatra -- Return of the great mother: Rousseau vs. Sade -- Amazons, mothers, ghosts: Goethe to Gothic -- Sex bound and unbound: Blake -- Marriage to Mother Nature: Wordsworth -- The Daemon as lesbian vampire: Coleridge -- Speed and space: Byron -- Light and heat: Shelley and Keats -- Cults of sex and beauty: Balzac -- Cults of sex and beauty: Gautier, Baudelaire, and Huysmans -- Romantic shadows: Emily Bronte -- Romantic shadows: Swinburne and Pater -- Apollo daemonized: decadent art -- The beautiful boy as destroyer: Wilde's The picture of Dorian Gray -- The English epicene: Wilde's The importance of being earnest -- American decadents: Poe, Hawthorne, Melville -- American decadents: Emerson, Whitman, James -- Amherst's Madame de Sade: Emily Dickinson
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xiv, 718 p.
Isbn
9780679735793
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20140520-084
System control number
  • 1001929956
  • (OCoLC)23652131

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