Camille Paglia

American writer

Camille Anna Paglia (/ˈpɑːliə/; born April 2, 1947) is an American academic. Her dissertation Sexual Personae was published by Yale University Press in 1990. Paglia is a libertarian.

Early lifeEdit

Paglia was born in Endicott, New York to Italian immigrants. In 1957 her family moved to Syracuse, New York.


Sexual Personae was rejected by 7 publishers before Yale University Press published it in 1990. In 1992 Paglia's second book was published. In 2012 Paglia's most recent book Glittering Images was published. --