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Sontag : her life and work

Author: Benjamin Moser
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Benjamin Moser's Sontag, a biography of Susan Sontag, is a portrait of the iconoclastic and prolific essayist, novelist, and critic and her role in the history of American intellectualism" --
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moser, Benjamin, author.
Sontag
New York : Ecco, [2019]
(DLC) 2018050255
Named Person: Susan Sontag; Susan Sontag
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Moser
ISBN: 9780062896391 0062896393 9780062896407 0062896407
OCLC Number: 1057731049
Description: xiii, 816 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Auction of souls --
The queen of denial --
The master lie --
From another planet --
Lower slobbovia --
The color of shame --
The bi's progress --
The benevolent dictatorship --
Mr. Casaubon --
The moralist --
The Harvard gnostics --
What do you mean by mean? --
The price of salt --
The comedy of roles --
All joy or rage --
Funsville --
Where you leave off and the camera begins --
God bless America --
Continent of neurosis --
Xu-Dan Xôn-Tăc --
Four hundred lesbians --
China, women, freaks --
The very nature of thinking --
Quite unseduced --
Toujours fidèle --
Who does she think she is? --
The slave of seriousness --
Things that go right --
The word won't go away --
Why don't you go back to the hotel? --
Casual intimacy --
This "Susan Sontag" thing --
Taking hostages --
The collectible woman --
A serious person --
A cultural event --
The Susan story --
The callas way --
The sea creature --
The most natural thing in the world --
It's what a writer is --
A spectator of calamities --
Can't understand, can't imagine --
The only thing that's real --
The body and its metaphors.
Responsibility: Benjamin Moser.

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"Benjamin Moser's Sontag, a biography of Susan Sontag, is a portrait of the iconoclastic and prolific essayist, novelist, and critic and her role in the history of American intellectualism" --

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