Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
ISBN: 0679735798
EAN13: 9780679735793
Language: English
Pages: 736
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Book Overview
From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the cultural assumptions of both conservatives and traditional liberals. 47 photographs.