Who is Camille Paglia

Camille Anna Paglia (; born April 2, 1947) is an American feminist academic and social critic. Paglia has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1984. She is critical of many aspects of modern culture and is the author of Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990) and other books. She is also a critic of contemporary American feminism and of post-structuralism, as well as a commentator on multiple aspects of American culture such as its visual art, music, and film history.

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Paglia was born in Endicott, New York, the eldest child of Pasquale and Lydia Anne (née Colapietro) Paglia. All four of her grandparents were born in Italy. Her mother emigrated to the United States at ...
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Caseymhayes: the books these kids are reading has to be my favorite little detail. nietzsche, freud, camille paglia and frantz fanon? there gonna name drop butler at some point i just know it.
Alablab88: when anything goes, it's women who lose. -camille paglia ralphgail st20nger together
Sodiumnitriteod: camille paglia’s more femme younger sister
Goodenough2fail: “in the real world, very smart people fail, and mediocre people rise. part of what makes people fail or succeed are skills that have nothing to do with iq. also, the idea that intelligence can be gauged by an iq test is erroneous.” -camille paglia
The_theologian_: why do you people always have a meltdown? you didn't even read the books and you are calling the authors (one is a feminist: camille paglia) as degenerate. i can teach you some logic and debating skills if you want. women's tears always win the day. smh
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The Convalescent Gripster
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The gods let slip that fiendish grip
Upon me last week Sunday-
No fiercer storm than racked my form
E'er swept the Bay of Fundy;
But now, good-by
To drugs, say I-
Good-by to gnawing sorrow;
I am up to-day,

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