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The Camille Paglia cult

14 April 2024

8:00 AM

14 April 2024

8:00 AM

There’s a specter floating inside the head of a certain type of young woman. It’s the fast-talking, sex-realist American academic Camille Paglia. She was big in the 1990s but my parents haven’t heard of her. “Did she write Fear of Flying?” asks my dad. On sections of the internet she has become a folk hero.

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