Camille Paglia Biography
Birthday: April 2, 1947 (Aries)
Born In: Endicott
Camille Anna Paglia is an American author, social critic, and academic. This biography profiles her childhood, life, career, works, achievements and timeline.
Camille Anna Paglia is an American author, social critic, and academic. She is a self-labeled dissident feminist and is well-known for her scathing outlook on modern culture, especially concerning its portrayal in music, film and the arts. Bursting onto the scene in the 1970s, she is well-known as an academic who loves to challenge the cultural stigmas and public reactions to controversial subjects. Her idols during her formative years were strong women who made no apologies for the way they lived their lives such as Katherine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor. Her fierce and uncompromising personality enabled her to live her life as an open lesbian during a time when it was considered a taboo. She has been described as a “feminist who hates affirmative action” and “an atheist who respects religion.” When it comes to her writings, she often takes an unanticipated and original stand to her topics. She cannot be put into a specific mold, as even those who share her opinions are not off-limits to her judgments