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A Susan Sontag Reader

A Susan Sontag Reader( )
Author: Sontag, Susan
ISBN:978-0-374-53547-6
Publication Date:Sep 1982
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Susan Sontag occupies a special place in Modern American letters. She has become our most important critic, while her brilliant novels and short fiction are, at long last, getting the recognition they deserve. Sontag is above all a writer, which is only to say that, though the form may differ, there is an essential unity in all her work. The truth of this is perhaps more evident inA Susan Sontag Readerthan in any of Sontag's individual books. The writer selected a sampling of...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.07 x 8.97 x 1.26 Inches
Book Weight:1.122 Pounds
Author Biography
Sontag, Susan (Author)
Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, 1933. She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy, literature and theology at Harvard University and Saint Anne's College, Oxford University. She was the author of 17 books including four novels, a collection of short stories, several plays, and eight works of nonfiction. Her novels are The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction. On Photography received the 1978 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and Art in America. She also wrote and directed four feature films and stage plays in the United States and Europe. She died from leukemia on December 28, 2004 at the age of 71.

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