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.
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Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
Series:Gender and culture.
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505 0 0 |t Introduction: unextinguished: Susan Sontag's work in progress /  |r Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor --  |t Some notes on "Notes on camp" /  |r Terry Castle --  |t Absolute seriousness: Susan Sontag in American popular culture /  |r Dana Heller --  |t "Not even a New Yorker": Susan Sontag in America /  |r Barbara Ching --  |t Romances of community in Sontag's later fiction /  |r Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor --  |t Sontag, modernity, and cinema: women and an aesthetics of silence, 1960-1980 /  |r E. Ann Kaplan --  |t Sontag on theater /  |r Julia Walker --  |t The "counterculture" in quotation marks: Sontag and Marcuse on the work of revolution /  |r Craig J. Peariso --  |t A way of feeling is a way of seeing: Sontag and the visual arts /  |r Leslie Luebbers --  |t Metaphors kill: "Against interpretation" and the illness books /  |r Jay Prosser --  |t The posthumous life of Susan Sontag /  |r Nancy K. Miller --  |t In summa: the latter essays: an appreciation /  |r Sohnya Sayres --  |t Susan Sontag, cosmophage /  |r Wayne Koestenbaum. 
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