Sexual personae : art and decadence from nefertiti to emily dickinson /Published by : Vintage Books, (New Haven :) Physical details: 718 p. 20 cm. ISBN:9780679735793 (paperback); 9780679735793 (paperback).
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|Books||Chughtai Public Library Central Park Library||809.353 P138S 1991 (Browse shelf)||Available||003879|
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.