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Conversations with Susan Sontag

Conversations with Susan Sontag( )
Author: Sontag, Susan
Editor: Poague, Leland
Series title:Literary Conversations Ser.
ISBN:978-0-87805-834-1
Publication Date:Dec 1995
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Here is a collection of interviews that cover the period from 1967 through 1993. Many are translations of interviews that originally appeared in French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish, or Swedish periodicals. Several are published here for the first time in any language. Giving attention to Sontag's education and the development of her aesthetic and moral temperament, they cover Sontag's rich career as a distinguished writer, filmmaker, dramatist, and cultural critic.

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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Performing Arts / Individual Director
Literary Collections / Interviews
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.08 x 9.03 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 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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