Camille Paglia http://wmub.org en Book Review: "Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars" http://wmub.org/post/book-review-glittering-images-journey-through-art-egypt-star-wars <p>Our Jane Durrell has a review of the dynamic, thought provoking book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Glittering-Images-Journey-Through-Vintage/dp/0307278026/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1356711475&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=glittering+images"><strong>Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars</strong></a> by acclaimed cultural critic <strong>Camille Paglia</strong>.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 05:32:00 +0000 Jane Durrell 7619 at http://wmub.org Book Review: "Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars" Glittering Images http://wmub.org/post/glittering-images <p><strong>Camille Paglia</strong> is one of todays most acknowledged cultural critics, author of provocative books such as <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Sexual-Personae-Decadence-Nefertiti-Dickinson/dp/0679735798/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1353343176&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=sexual+personae"><strong>Sexual Personae</strong></a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Break-Blow-Burn-Camille-Forty-three/dp/0375725393/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1353343088&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=break+blow+burn+paglia"><strong>Break, Blow, Burn</strong></a>, is now out with her assessment of art from earlier times right up to Star Wars. In <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Glittering-Images-Journey-Through-Egypt/dp/0375424601/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1353342680&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=camille+paglia"><strong>Glittering Images</strong></a>, she selects more than two dozen images and provides some background on the author and the work, but also places it in within its historical context. It’s a fascinating walk through time using arts as the guideposts, and she’s on the phone to discuss this journey with Mark Perzel.</p><p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 6268 at http://wmub.org Glittering Images