Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Camille Paglia
(1947-____) born on
Apr 2
US "actress, writer". "She wrote "Sensual Personae," 1990; controversial in her critique of feminism."

"Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up."

Minerva save us from the cloying syrup of coercive compassion!
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
"Our major universities are now stuck with an army of pedestrian, toadying careerists, Fifties types who wave around Sixties banners to conceal their record of ruthless, beaverlike tunneling to the top."
"The greatest honor that can be paid to the work of art, on its pedestal of ritual display, is to describe it with sensory completeness. We need a science of description. . . . Criticism is ceremonial revivification."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Homosexuality at the Fin de Siècle," in "Esquire," (New York), Oct. 1991; repr. in "Sex, Art, and American Culture," 1992."
R: ""The Big Udder," in "Philadelphia Enquirer," 12 May 1991; repr. in "Sex, Art, and American Culture," 1992."
A: "In "Harper's," (New York), Mar 1991."
N: ""Sex, Art, and American Culture, Introduction," 1992."
K: ""Sex, Art, and American Culture," "Sexual Personae: The Cancelled Preface", 1992."

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