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Stories: Collected Stories
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Stories: Collected Stories

Susan Sontag

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Notes on Camp
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Notes on Camp

Susan Sontag

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The Volcano Lover: A Romance
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The Volcano Lover: A Romance

Susan Sontag

Based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his wife, Emma, and Lord Nelson in the final decades of the eighteenth century, this title examines the shape of Western civilization since the Age of Enlightenment. It presents a...

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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag

Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding...

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A Susan Sontag Reader
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A Susan Sontag Reader

Susan Sontag

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Styles of Radical Will
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Styles of Radical Will

Susan Sontag

A collection of essays that contains some of the important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics The Aesthetics of Silence , an account of language, thought and consciousness, and Trip to Hanoi ,...

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Against Interpretation and Other Essays
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Against Interpretation and Other Essays

Susan Sontag

Argues that modern cultural conditions have given way to a critical approach to aesthetics.

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On Photography

Susan Sontag

Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of...

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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980
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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

Susan Sontag, David Rieff, Rieff

A second volume of journals shares intimate reflections on the writer's artistic and political development during a trip to Hanoi at the peak of the Vietnam War and throughout her film-making years in Sweden before the dawn of the...

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Where the Stress Falls
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Where the Stress Falls

Susan Sontag

Includes ardent pieces on writers from the author's own private canon - Machado de Assis, Barthes, W G Sebald, Borges, Tsvetaeva and Elizabeth Hardwick. This work shares her passions for film, dance, photography, painting, opera...

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As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Diaries 1964-1980
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As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Diaries 1964-1980

Susan Sontag

Providing an insight into the mind of one of the leading intellectuals of the modern age, this title chronicles the cultural, moral, and political journeys of this renowned critic and artist at the height of her powers.

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A Roland Barthes Reader
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A Roland Barthes Reader

Roland Barthes, Susan Sontag

An introduction to the thinking of the French intellectual, Roland Barthes, as applied to such diverse topics as Gide, Garbo, striptease, photography and the Eiffel Tower. The pieces in this collection were written over a period...

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Declaraci n: Cuentos Reunidos / Debriefing: Collected Stories
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Declaraci n: Cuentos Reunidos / Debriefing: Collected Stories

Susan Sontag

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Ante El Dolor de Los Dem s / Regarding the Pain of Others
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Ante El Dolor de Los Dem s / Regarding the Pain of Others

Susan Sontag

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Debriefing: Collected Stories
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Debriefing: Collected Stories

Susan Sontag

Debriefing collects all of Susan Sontag's shorter fiction. The book ranges from allegory to parable to autobiography and shows her wrestling with problems not assimilable to the essay, her more customary mode.

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Regarding the Pain of Others
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Regarding the Pain of Others

Susan Sontag

Features an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images, and about the nature of war, the limits of sympathy, and the obligations of conscience.

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Under the Sign of Saturn: Essays
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Under the Sign of Saturn: Essays

Susan Sontag

Brings together the author's important critical writing from 1972 to 1980. This title explores some of the most controversial artists and thinkers of our time, including her polemic against Hitler's favourite film-maker, Leni...

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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag, Tavia Gilbert

Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding...

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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag, Tavia Gilbert

Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding...

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Against Interpretation, and Other Essays Lib/E
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Against Interpretation, and Other Essays Lib/E

Susan Sontag, Tavia Gilbert

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Against Interpretation, and Other Essays Lib/E
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Against Interpretation, and Other Essays Lib/E

Susan Sontag, Tavia Gilbert

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Against Interpretation, and Other Essays Lib/E
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Against Interpretation, and Other Essays Lib/E

Susan Sontag, Tavia Gilbert

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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
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Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag, Tavia Gilbert

Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding...

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Styles of Radical Will
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Styles of Radical Will

Susan Sontag

A collection of essays that contains some of the important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics The Aesthetics of Silence , an account of language, thought and consciousness, and Trip to Hanoi ,...

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Styles of Radical Will
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Styles of Radical Will

Susan Sontag

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Styles of Radical Will
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Styles of Radical Will

Susan Sontag

A collection of essays that contains some of the important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics The Aesthetics of Silence , an account of language, thought and consciousness, and Trip to Hanoi ,...

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Where the Stress Falls: Essays
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Where the Stress Falls: Essays

Susan Sontag

This collection includes more than forty essays from the last two decades, illustrating a deeply-felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations and ideas. It records the writer's urgent engagement with some of the...

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Where the Stress Falls: Essays
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Where the Stress Falls: Essays

Susan Sontag

This collection includes more than forty essays from the last two decades, illustrating a deeply-felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations and ideas. It records the writer's urgent engagement with some of the...

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Where the Stress Falls: Essays
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Where the Stress Falls: Essays

Susan Sontag

This collection includes more than forty essays from the last two decades, illustrating a deeply-felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations and ideas. It records the writer's urgent engagement with some of the...

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At the Same Time
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At the Same Time

Susan Sontag, David Rieff

Contains sixteen essays. Reflecting on literature, photography and art, post 9/11 America and political activism, this title includes these essays that encompass the themes that dominated the author's life and work, revealing why...

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In America
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In America

Susan Sontag

A story inspired by the emigration to America in 1876 of Helena Modrzejewska, Poland's most celebrated actress, accompanied by her husband, Count Karol Chlapowski, her fifteen-year-old son, Rudolf, the young journalist and future...

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The Benefactor
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The Benefactor

Susan Sontag

Leads us on a kind of psychic Grand Tour, in which a latter-day Candide named Hippolyte's violently imaginative dream life becomes indistinguishable from his surprising experiences in the 'real world'.

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Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963
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Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963

Susan Sontag, David Rieff

A selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) that takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an honest self-portrait which is also a revealing account of an artist and critic...

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Regarding the Pain of Others
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Regarding the Pain of Others

Susan Sontag

Features an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images, and about the nature of war, the limits of sympathy, and the obligations of conscience.

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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980
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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

Susan Sontag, David Rieff

A second volume of journals shares intimate reflections on the writer's artistic and political development during a trip to Hanoi at the peak of the Vietnam War and throughout her film-making years in Sweden before the dawn of the...

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Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963
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Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

Susan Sontag, David Rieff, Rieff

This first of three volumes of Susan Sontag's journals and notebooks presents a constantly and utterly surprising record of a great mind in incubation. Reborn is a kaleidoscopic self-portrait of one of America's greatest writers...

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Illness as a Metaphor: AIDS and Its Metaphors
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Illness as a Metaphor: AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag

A discussion of the ways in which illness is regarded pays particular attention to fantasies that pertain to cancer and AIDS.

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Regarding the Pain of Others
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Regarding the Pain of Others

Susan Sontag

An examination of the role of imagery in modern culture considers how depictions of violence, from wartime photographs to footage of the September 11 attacks, are used and how they impact the world.

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Susan Sontag: Later Essays: Regarding the Pain of Others / At the Same Time
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Susan Sontag: Later Essays: Regarding the Pain of Others / At the Same Time

Susan Sontag, David Rieff

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Susan Sontag: Essays of the 1960s & 70s (Loa #246): Against Interpretation / Styles of Radical Will / On Photography / Illness as Metaphor / Uncollected Essays
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Susan Sontag: Essays of the 1960s & 70s (Loa #246): Against Interpretation / Styles of Radical Will / On Photography / Illness as Metaphor / Uncollected Essays

Susan Sontag, David Rieff

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Death Kit
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Death Kit

Susan Sontag

A narrative of the suffering of Dalton 'Diddy' Harron, told through his own observations. He works in advertising for a microscope manufacturer, is thirty-three and divorced and a month ago tried to commit suicide.

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The Benefactor
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The Benefactor

Susan Sontag

Leads us on a kind of psychic Grand Tour, in which a latter-day Candide named Hippolyte's violently imaginative dream life becomes indistinguishable from his surprising experiences in the 'real world'.

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At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches
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At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches

Susan Sontag, Paolo Dilonardo, Anne Jump

At the Same Time gathers 16 essays and addresses written in the last years of Sontag's life, when her work was being honored on the international stage, that reflect on the personally liberating nature of literature, her deepest...

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Alice in Bed: A Play in Eight Scenes
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Alice in Bed: A Play in Eight Scenes

Susan Sontag

A dramatic fantasy based on the anguished life of Alice James (1848-92), the sister of William and Henry James. She merges imaginatively with Lewis Carroll's Alice at a tea-party at which Alice is counselled by Emily Dickinson,...

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I, Etcetera
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I, Etcetera

Susan Sontag

A collection of eight short stories, written over the course of ten years, exploring the terrain of modern urban life. The narratives are seamed with many of the themes of Sontag's essays - the nature of knowing, and our...

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Styles of Radical Will
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Styles of Radical Will

Sontag Susan

A collection of essays that contains some of the important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics The Aesthetics of Silence , an account of language, thought and consciousness, and Trip to Hanoi ,...

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The Volcano Lover: A Romance
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The Volcano Lover: A Romance

Susan Sontag

In 1772, Naples is home to The Cavaliere - the British ambassador and man of wealth. When his nephew's former mistress comes into his life, he is swept away by overwhelming passion. By the author of Illness as Metaphor .

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Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963
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Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

Susan Sontag, David Rieff

This first of three volumes of Susan Sontag's journals and notebooks presents a constantly and utterly surprising record of a great mind in incubation. Reborn is a kaleidoscopic self-portrait of one of America's greatest writers...

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