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Free Women, Free Men : Sex, Gender, Feminism

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From the fiery intellectual provocateur - and one of our most fearless advocates of gender equality - a brilliant, urgent essay collection that both celebrates modern feminism and affirms the power of men and women and what we can accomplish together.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 20mm | 258g
  • Canongate Canons
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main - Canons
  • 1786892189
  • 9781786892188
  • 16,543

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Fiercely erudite, freewheeling and sex-drenched . . . The Helen Vendler-meets-Patti Smith grad seminar you wanted but never quite got [. . . Paglia is] a fearless public intellectual and more necessary than ever New York Times
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Fiercely erudite, freewheeling and sex-drenched . . . The Helen Vendler-meets-Patti Smith grad seminar you wanted but never quite got [. . . Paglia is] a fearless public intellectual and more necessary than ever * * New York Times * * Paglia's vision is always fresh . . . A fascinating and challenging reading companion * * The Times * * Dazzling . . . Compulsively readable * * Salon * * Polemical, thought-provoking, enraging, funny, and brave * * VICE * * She flies as high as you can go * * New York Times * * Remarkable . . . at once outrageous and compelling, fanatical and brilliant * * Washington Post * * A compilation of Paglia's best, and most incendiary, previously published essays . . . At times infuriating, at times glittering, Paglia's prose is always biting and relentless * * Huffington Post * * An essential work by an essential public intellectual * * VICE * * Feminist and culture critic Paglia is at her feisty, full-throated best in this series of short manifestos that spans her career * * Publishers Weekly * * Paglia is a brilliant thinker on culture and human nature . . . Inspirational in its tone and its message that freedom belongs to both sexes -- Helen Smith * * The New Criterion * *
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About Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia is the University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. A regular contributor to Salon.com, she is the author of Glittering Images; Break, Blow, Burn; Vamps & Tramps; Sex, Art, and American Culture; and Sexual Personae.
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709 ratings
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4 38% (271)
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2 8% (60)
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