The scandal of Susan Sontag /

Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature & mdash;the willingness of great artists and writers to scandalize their spectators through critical frankness, complexity, and beauty. Sontag's life and thought were no less promiscuous. She wrote deeply and engagingly...

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Other Authors: Ching, Barbara, 1958-, Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
Series:Gender and culture.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature & mdash;the willingness of great artists and writers to scandalize their spectators through critical frankness, complexity, and beauty. Sontag's life and thought were no less promiscuous. She wrote deeply and engagingly about a range of subjects & mdash;theater, sex, politics, novels, torture, and illness & mdash;and courted celebrity and controversy both publicly and privately. Throughout her career, she not only earned adulation but also provoked scorn. Her living was the embodiment of scandal. In this collect.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 264 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780231520454
023152045X
9780231149167
0231149166
9780231149174
0231149174