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Against interpretation, and other essays.

Author: Susan Sontag
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the publisher. First published in 1966, this celebrated book -- Sontag's first collection of essays -- quickly became a modern classic, and has had an enormous influence in America and abroad on thinking about the arts and contemporary culture. As well as the title essay and the famous "Notes on Camp," Against Interpretation includes original and provocative discussions of Sartre, Simone Weil, Godard, Beckett,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0312280866 9780312280864 0440500389 9780440500384
OCLC Number: 171772
Description: ix, 304 pages 22 cm
Contents: Against interpretation --
On style --
The artist as exemplary sufferer --
Simone Weil --
Camus' Notebooks --
Michel Leiris' Manhood --
The anthropologist as hero --
The literary criticism of Georg Lukács --
Sartre's Saint Genet --
Nathalie Sarraute and the novel --
Ionesco --
Reflections on The deputy --
The death of tragedy --
Going to theater, etc. --
Marat/Sade/Artaud --
Spiritual style in the films of Robert Bresson --
Godard's Vivre sa vie --
The imagination of disaster --
Jack Smith's Flaming creatures --
Resnais' Muriel --
A note on novels and films --
Piety without content --
Psychoanalysis and Norman O. Brown's Life against death --
Happenings: an art of radical juxtaposition --
Notes on "Camp" --
One culture and the new sensibility.

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From the publisher. First published in 1966, this celebrated book -- Sontag's first collection of essays -- quickly became a modern classic, and has had an enormous influence in America and abroad on thinking about the arts and contemporary culture. As well as the title essay and the famous "Notes on Camp," Against Interpretation includes original and provocative discussions of Sartre, Simone Weil, Godard, Beckett, science-fiction movies, psychoanalysis, and contemporary religious thinking. This edition features a new afterword by Sontag.

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