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Sontag, Susan 1933-2004

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Most widely held works by Susan Sontag
On photography by Susan Sontag( Book )

311 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 4,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six essays "first published (in a slightly different form) in The New York Review of Books."
Against interpretation, and other essays by Susan Sontag( Book )

238 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays, which Sontag calls "case studies for an aesthetic," include discussions of Camus, Sartre, Genet, Simone Weil, Ionesco, Brecht, Peter Weiss, Beckett, Arthur Miller, Godard, Resnais, Underground Movies, Psychoanalysis, and Happenings--plus the "Notes on 'Camp'."
In America : a novel by Susan Sontag( Book )

113 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 3,165 WorldCat member 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 emigres 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
The volcano lover : a romance by Susan Sontag( Book )

147 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set in Naples in 1772 and based on the romantic entanglements of Lord and Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson
Illness as metaphor by Susan Sontag( Book )

160 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the fantasies, metaphors, and imagery connected with cancer, tuberculosis, and other types of illnesses
Regarding the pain of others by Susan Sontag( Book )

92 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,668 WorldCat member 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 )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member 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
Under the sign of Saturn by Susan Sontag( Book )

101 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: In her most recent collection of essays, "one of America's foremost critics" (Washington Post) discusses the relationship between moral and esthetic ideas. A collection of essays on Paul Goodman, Antonin Artaud, Walter Benjamin, Hans-Jurgen Syberberg, Roland Barthes, Elias Canetti, and Leni Riefenstahl
I, etcetera by Susan Sontag( Book )

80 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shou lu le shi ge duan pian xiao shuo,Zhan xian le er zhan zhi hou cheng zhang qi lai de nei dai mei guo zhi shi jing ying de xin lu li cheng,Zhi shi nü xing de jing shen xiao xiang,Yi ji dang di mei guo dou shi ren de sheng huo fang shi,Bing tan suo le duan pian xiao shuo zhei zhong biao xian xing shi wu xian de ke neng
AIDS and its metaphors by Susan Sontag( Book )

49 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogni epoca e ogni società sembrano avere un oscuro bisogno di una malattia che dia corpo a ansie, paure, fobie collettive, e che sia possibile identificare con il Male.La demonizzazione della malattia ha come prima conseguenza l'attribuzione di una colpa segreta al paziente. Dieci anni fa, Susan Sontag sperimentò nella propria esperienza di malata che il cancro imprimeva una sorta di marchio su chi ne veniva colpito: era considerato (e lo è in parte tuttora) la malattia degli sconfitti e dei depressi. Fu proprio per combattere quest'uso mortificante della Malattia come metafora che la Sontag scrisse il libro dallo stesso titolo, che ha avuto vasta eco non soltanto negli Stati Uniti, e che Einaudi ha tradotto in questa collana.Ma ecco che una nuova malattia (o per meglio dire una situazione clinica che prelude a un vasto spettro di malattie tutte mortali) è venuta a sostituire il cancro come immagine di pestilenza contemporanea. La forza metaforica dell'Aids, dice la Sontag, nasce dall'aura misteriosa che la circonda e dal fatto che non si è ancora trovata una terapia adeguata. Dopo aver inquadrato l'attuale realtà clinica del fenomeno, la Sontag passa a studiare come esso viene vissuto e rappresentato nell'immaginario collettivo. Sin dall'antichità le malattie sono state intese come giudizio sulla collettività, e poi come punizione per una trasgressione individuale. Esiste un rapporto diretto tra il concetto di malattia e il concetto di ciò che è straniero, quindi minaccioso e aggressivo: non a caso si dice che il contagio dell'Aids arrivi dal Terzo Mondo. La paura dell'Aids rafforza la cultura dell'individualismo e dell'isolamento, modifica mentalità e comportamenti.Susan Sontag ha scritto anche questo libro con la passione civile, la lucidità e l'ampiezza dei riferimenti culturali (da Lucrezio a John Donne, da Debussy a Thomas Mann) che siamo abituati a riconoscerle. (Autrice)
Styles of radical will by Susan Sontag( Book )

72 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays reveals the author's interpretation of aesthetics and morality in film, literature, and politics, and provides a provocative study on pornography
Death kit by Susan Sontag( Book )

101 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member 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 )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member 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 )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where the stress falls : essays by Susan Sontag( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member 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."--BOOK JACKET
The benefactor, a novel by Susan Sontag( Book )

101 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Belle Mundy's opportunity to learn to read and write is blocked by her fear of being teased
Illness as metaphor ; and, AIDS and its metaphors by Susan Sontag( Book )

52 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two essays address how the myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer and AIDS, can add to a patient's suffering and even inhibit someone from seeking treatment
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tratada como un falso documental sobre la vida de Leonard Zelig, un tipo al que se conoció por el camaleón humano, por su enorme capacidad de adoptar el aspecto físico de toda persona con quien contacta
Alice in bed : a play in eight scenes by Susan Sontag( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member 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
Essays of the 1960s & 70s by Susan Sontag( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the publication of her first book, Against Interpretation, in 1966, Susan Sontag placed herself at the forefront of an era of cultural and political transformation. "What is important now," she wrote, "is to recover our senses ... In place of a hermeneutics we need an erotics of art." She would remain a catalyzing presence, whether writing about camp sensibility, the films of Jean-Luc Godard and Alain Resnais, her experiences as a traveler to Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam War, the aesthetics of science-fiction and pornography, or a range of modern thinkers from Simone Weil to E.M. Cioran. She opened dazzling new perspectives on any subject she addressed, whether the nature of photography or cultural attitudes toward illness. This volume, edited by Sontag's son David Rieff, presents the full texts of four essential books: Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will (1969), On Photography (1977), and Illness as Metaphor (1978). Also here as a special feature are six previously uncollected essays including studies of William S. Burroughs and the painter Francis Bacon and a series of reflections on beauty, aging, and the emerging feminist movement
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The volcano lover : a romance
Alternative Names
Rosenblatt Rieff, Susan

Rosenblatt, Susan

Rosenblatt, Susan 1933-2004

Sangtage, Sushan, 1933-2004

Sonntag, Susan

Sontag, Susan

Sontag, Susan, 1933-

Sontag, Suzan

Sontāga, Sūzena, 1933-2004

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag American writer and filmmaker, professor, and activist

Susan Sontag Amerikaans schrijfster

Susan Sontag amerikanjuutalainen kirjailija, esseisti ja ihmisoikeusaktivisti

Susan Sontag en amerikansk författare, litteraturkritiker och debattör

Susan Sontag essayiste et romancière américaine

Susan Sontag pisarka amerykańska

Susan Sontag profesora, directora de cine, guionista y escritora estadounidense

Susan Sontag scrittrice statunitense

Susan Sontag US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin, Essayistin und Publizistin

Susan Sontagová

Susanna Sontag

Sūzana Zontāga

Zontag, S. 1933-2004

Zontag, S´iuzen, 1933-2004

Zontag, Sʹi︠u︡zen 1933-2004

Zontag, Sjuzan 1933-2004

Zontag, S'juzen

Zontag, S'juzen, 1933-2004

Zontag, Suzan

Σούζαν Σόνταγκ

Зонтаг С. 1933-2004

Зонтаг, Сьюзен

Розенблатт С. 1933-2004

Сьюзан Зонтаг

Сьюзен Зонтаґ американська письменниця

Сюзън Зонтаг

Սյուզան Սոնթագ

זונטג, סוזן, 1933-

סוזן סונטג במאית קולנוע וסופרת, פרופסור ופעילה חברתית אמריקאית

سوزان سانتاق

سوزان سونتاج

سوزان سونتاغ، 1933-2004

سوزان سونتاگ فیلمنامه‌نویس، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

सूसन सानटाग

সুসান সনট্যাগ

ਸੂਜ਼ਨ ਸਾਨਟੈਗ

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손탁, 수잔 1933-2004

손택, 수잔 1933-2004

손택, 수전 1933-2004

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ソンタグ, S

ソンタグ, スーザン


桑塔格, 苏珊

Against interpretation, and other essaysIn America : a novelThe volcano lover : a romanceIllness as metaphorRegarding the pain of othersWomenUnder the sign of SaturnI, etcetera