Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia

Born: April 2, 1947

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, professor

Biography: Camille Anna Paglia is an American author, teacher, and social critic. Paglia, a self-described dissident feminist, has been a professor at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 1984. She wrote Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, a best-selling work of literary criticism, among other books and essays.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Sex from Plato to Paglia : A Philosophical Encyclopedia (2006) by Alan Soble, Volume 2, p. 378, ISBN 9780313334252