Sontag, Susan 1933-2004
Most widely held works about Susan Sontag
Most widely held works by Susan Sontag
Illness as metaphor by Susan Sontag ( Book )
128 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 18 languages and held by 3,132 libraries worldwide
Elle-même traitée pour cancer, Susan Sontag analyse les images véhiculées par les maladies, en particulier la tuberculose et la maladie de la fin du XIXe siècle au régime nazi. Elle souligne combien les idées les concernant peuvent être pernicieuses et pénaliser les malades.
On photography by Susan Sontag ( Book )
134 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 2,821 libraries worldwide
Six essays "first published (in a slightly different form) in The New York Review of Books."
The volcano lover : a romance by Susan Sontag ( Book )
89 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 18 languages and held by 2,739 libraries worldwide
A love story set in Naples in 1772 and based on the romantic entanglements of Lord and Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson.
In America : a novel by Susan Sontag ( Book )
61 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 18 languages and held by 2,643 libraries worldwide
"The Volcano Lover, Susan Sontag's bestselling 1992 novel, retold the love story of Lady Emma Hamilton and Lord Nelson with consummate power. In her enthralling new novel-once again based on a real story-Sontag shows us our own country on the cusp of modernity. In 1876 a group of Poles led by Maryna Zalewska, Poland's greatest actress, travel to California to found a "utopian" commune. Maryna, who has renounced her career, is accompanied by her small son and husband; in her entourage is a rising young writer who is in love with her. The novel portrays a West that is still largely empty, where white settlers confront native Californians and Asian coolies. The image of America, and of California-as fantasy, as escape, as radical simplification-constantly meets a more complex reality. The commune fails and most of the migrs go home, but Maryna stays and triumphs on the American stage. In America is a big, juicy, surprising book-about a woman's search for self-transformation, about the fate of idealism, about the world of the theater-that will captivate its readers from the first page. It is Sontag's most delicious, most brilliant achievement." -- Publisher's description.
Against interpretation, and other essays by Susan Sontag ( Book )
138 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 2,489 libraries worldwide
Item consists of a selection of articles and reviews written between 1962 and 1965.
Regarding the pain of others by Susan Sontag ( Book )
47 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 2,370 libraries worldwide
Watching the evening news offers constant evidence of atrocity--a daily commonplace in our "society of spectacle." But are viewers inured--or incited--to violence by the daily depiction of cruelty and horror? Is the viewer's perception of reality eroded by the universal availability of imagery intended to shock? In this investigation of the role of imagery in our culture, Susan Sontag cuts through circular arguments about how pictures can inspire dissent or foster violence as she takes a fresh look at the representation of atrocity--from Goya's The Disasters of War to photographs of the American Civil War, lynchings of blacks in the South, and Dachau and Auschwitz to contemporary horrific images of Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and New York City on September 11, 2001. Sontag's new book, a startling reappraisal of the intersection of "information", "news," "art," and politics in the contemporary depiction of war and disaster, will forever alter our thinking about the uses and meanings of images in our world.
Women by Annie Leibovitz ( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
The photographer turns her lens to a favorite topic, women, sharing her portraits of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eudora Welty, Martina Navratilova, and Jodie Foster, as well as women from other walks of life, including a Navajo weaver, an astronaut, and a rancher.
I, etcetera by Susan Sontag ( Book )
48 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
Under the sign of Saturn by Susan Sontag ( Book )
56 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Author Susan Sontag reads an essay and a short story from her collection I, etcetera and discusses her work.
Styles of radical will by Susan Sontag ( Book )
58 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Contains Italian translations of 6 of the 8 essays from Styles of radical will and 7 more of Sontag's essays which had originally appeared in journals published between 1968 and 1972.
Death kit by Susan Sontag ( Book )
55 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
First published in 1967, Death Kit -- Susan Sontag's second novel -- is a classic of modern fiction. Blending realism and dream, it offers a passionate exploration of the recesses of the American conscience.
At the same time : essays and speeches by Susan Sontag ( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
Sontag's incisive intelligence, expressive brilliance, and deep curiosity about art, politics, and the writer's responsibility to bear witness have secured her place as one of the most important thinkers and writers of the twentieth century. This collection gathers sixteen essays and addresses written in the last years of Sontag's life, when her work was being honored on the international stage, which reflect on the personally liberating nature of literature, her deepest commitment, and on political activism and resistance to injustice as an ethical duty. She considers the works of writers, from the little-known Soviet novelist Leonid Tsypkin, who struggled and eventually succeeded in publishing his only book days before his death; to the greats, such as Nadine Gordimer, who enlarge our capacity for moral judgment. Sontag also fearlessly addresses the dilemmas of post-9/11 America, from the degradation of our political rhetoric to the appalling torture of prisoners in Abu Ghraib.--From publisher description.
A Barthes reader by Roland Barthes ( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
Where the stress falls : essays by Susan Sontag ( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
"Susan Sontag has said that her earliest idea of what a writer should be was "some-one who is interested in everything." Thirty-five years after her first collection of essays, the now classic Against Interpretation, our most important essayist has chosen more than forty longer and shorter pieces from the last two decades that illustrate a deeply felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations, and ideas."--Jacket.
The benefactor, a novel by Susan Sontag ( Book )
56 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
A Susan Sontag reader by Susan Sontag ( Book )
20 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
Reborn : journals and notebooks, 1947-1963 by Susan Sontag ( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Presents excerpts from the early writings of the author, with reflections on her meetings with influential writers and intellectuals, her literary ambitions, and her criticisms of other writers.
Alice in bed : a play in eight scenes by Susan Sontag ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 libraries worldwide
A play about Alice James, the bedridden sister of William and Henry James, and her imaginative meetings with such characters as Lewis Carroll's Alice, Emily Dickenson, and Margaret Fuller.
Zelig ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and German and held by 755 libraries worldwide
This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration.
Howard Hodgkin paintings by Howard Hodgkin ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Howard Hodgkin Paintings is the most complete study to date of one of the leading painters of the post-war generation. It is also the catalogue of the most important exhibition of Hodgkin's work in more than ten years, held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; and the Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf. Howard Hodgkin came to prominence in the 1970s and quickly earned a reputation as an original and inventive colorist whose paintings, based on his experiences and memories, straddle the boundary between representation and abstraction. This definitive book presents essays by three noted authors that examine various aspects of Hodgkin's art.
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