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Susan Sontag (1933–2004)

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Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, 1933. She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy, literature and theology at Harvard University and Saint Anne's College, Oxford University. She was the author of 17 books including four novels, a näytä lisää collection of short stories, several plays, and eight works of nonfiction. Her novels are The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction. On Photography received the 1978 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and Art in America. She also wrote and directed four feature films and stage plays in the United States and Europe. She died from leukemia on December 28, 2004 at the age of 71. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Valokuvauksesta (1977) — Tekijä — 3,368 kappaletta
Regarding the Pain of Others (2003) 1,934 kappaletta
The Volcano Lover (1992) 1,553 kappaletta
In America (2000) 1,280 kappaletta
Women (1999) — Tekijä — 673 kappaletta
Illness as Metaphor (1978) 657 kappaletta
Under the Sign of Saturn (1980) 572 kappaletta
Styles of Radical Will (1969) 485 kappaletta
Where the Stress Falls (1982) 466 kappaletta
I, etcetera (1978) 393 kappaletta
Musta aurinko (1967) 314 kappaletta
AIDS and Its Metaphors (1989) 263 kappaletta
A Susan Sontag Reader (1982) 253 kappaletta
The Benefactor (1963) 247 kappaletta
Notes on "Camp" (1996) 217 kappaletta
Essays of the 1960s & 70s (2013) 183 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 1992 (1992) — Toimittaja — 138 kappaletta
Alice in Bed (1991) 92 kappaletta
Debriefing: Collected Stories (2017) 81 kappaletta
Don McCullin (2000) — Essay — 77 kappaletta
On Women (2023) 69 kappaletta
The Way We Live Now [short story] (1991) 64 kappaletta
Violent Legacies: Three Cantos (1992) 53 kappaletta
Stories: Collected Stories (2017) 34 kappaletta
Matka Hanoihin (1968) 32 kappaletta
Brother Carl (1974) 18 kappaletta
Duet for Cannibals (1970) 14 kappaletta
Standpunkt beziehen (2016) 7 kappaletta
Vaikuse esteetika : esseed (2002) 5 kappaletta
aproximaci-oacute-n-a-artaud (1980) 4 kappaletta
Myśl to forma odczuwania (2014) 4 kappaletta
Tradurre letteratura (2004) 4 kappaletta
Histórias Stories (2019) 3 kappaletta
RWWM: Memory/Cage (1997) 3 kappaletta
A dama do mar 2 kappaletta
Tekster om film (2022) 2 kappaletta
Dernier recours (2011) 2 kappaletta
Le style camp (2022) 1 kappale
benefactor, el (2008) 1 kappale
De las mujeres (2024) 1 kappale
Holocaust 1 kappale
Ruyalarinin Esiri (2006) 1 kappale
Jag, etc (1980) 1 kappale
Sontag on film (2016) 1 kappale
Promised Lands (2011) 1 kappale
Godard 1 kappale
Sobre la marcha (2006) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Pedro Páramo (1955) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset3,340 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories of the Century (2000) — Avustaja — 1,564 kappaletta
Ferdydurke (1937) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset1,397 kappaletta
The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction (1983) — Avustaja — 1,136 kappaletta
The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Avustaja — 780 kappaletta
The Case of Comrade Tulayev (1949) — Johdanto, eräät painokset742 kappaletta
Kesä Baden-Badenissa (1981) — Johdanto, eräät painokset622 kappaletta
JÄÄTIKÖN JUMALAT (1968) — Jälkisanat, eräät painokset614 kappaletta
The Temptation to Exist (1956) — Johdanto, eräät painokset583 kappaletta
Selected Stories (1982) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset552 kappaletta
Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak (2003) — Preface, eräät painokset459 kappaletta
Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from the New York Times (2001) — Avustaja — 446 kappaletta
A Barthes Reader (1982) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset; Johdanto, eräät painokset411 kappaletta
Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker (2000) — Avustaja — 356 kappaletta
Telling Tales (2004) — Avustaja — 346 kappaletta
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Avustaja — 329 kappaletta
The Walk (1917) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset327 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 2003 (2003) — Avustaja — 314 kappaletta
Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings (1976) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset; Johdanto, eräät painokset310 kappaletta
Art History and Its Methods: A Critical Anthology (1995) — Avustaja — 234 kappaletta
Letters: Summer 1926 (1985) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset225 kappaletta
The Disability Studies Reader (1905) — Avustaja, eräät painokset173 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories of the 80s (1990) — Avustaja — 164 kappaletta
McLuhan, Hot & Cool (1967) — Avustaja — 158 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 1997 (1997) — Avustaja — 156 kappaletta
Bellocq: Photographs from Storyville (1970) — Johdanto, eräät painokset153 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (1987) — Avustaja — 129 kappaletta
Mistresses of the Dark [Anthology] (1998) — Avustaja — 122 kappaletta
Plays (2001) — Esipuhe — 100 kappaletta
Selected Writings of Roland Barthes (1983) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset88 kappaletta
A Place in the World Called Paris (1994) — Esipuhe — 85 kappaletta
Science Fiction: The Future (1971) — Avustaja — 85 kappaletta
Howard Hodgkin Paintings (1995) — Esipuhe — 56 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story (2021) — Avustaja — 55 kappaletta
Granta 1: New American Writing (1979) — Avustaja — 44 kappaletta
Granta 5: The Modern Common Wind (1982) — Avustaja — 44 kappaletta
Hitler, a Film From Germany (1978) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset41 kappaletta
Science Fiction: A Collection of Critical Essays (1976) — Tekijä — 37 kappaletta
The Good Parts: The Best Erotic Writing in Modern Fiction (2000) — Avustaja — 34 kappaletta
Partisan Review (1998) — Avustaja, eräät painokset33 kappaletta
Italy: One Hundred Years of Photography (1984) — Johdanto — 15 kappaletta
Conjunctions: 30, Paper Airplane (1998) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Doubles, Dummies and Dolls: 21 Terror Tales of Replication (1995) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
The Analog Sea Review: Number Three (2020) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
American Review 21 (1974) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta
Amerika, Amerika bloemlezing — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Paras elokuvakirja (1995) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
New Directions in Prose and Poetry 35 (1977) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Antaeus: Fiction, Poetry, Documents - Jubilee Edition (1991) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
海 1972年05月号 — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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AMERICAN AUTHORS CHALLENGE--FEBRUARY 2024--SUSAN SONTAG, 75 Books Challenge for 2024 (helmikuu 24)
Susan Sontag, Legacy Libraries (huhtikuu 2018)
Novel about a melancholic couple, Name that Book (kesäkuu 2012)


In 1876, the celebrated Polish actress Maryna Załężowska and a group of her Warsaw-intellectual friends set off to live on a Fourier-inspired commune in California. As so often happens with idealistic communities, it doesn’t quite work out as they had hoped, and Maryna finds herself going back on stage to create a new career for herself in America.

Sontag uses this historical-fiction framework to explore what it might have meant to be a famous woman, successful in a high-profile profession, in late-19th century Europe and America, as well as picking out some of the oddities of American life and thought from a European perspective, and vice-versa, and dissecting the ways that acting on stage intersect with real (family) life and relationships. But also about the way that migration creates opportunities — and pressures — for us to adopt new personas and names. We learn quite a lot about Victorian tastes in theatre, meet some interesting real-life figures from the period, and generally get an awful lot of information thrown at us.

Sontag also has a lot of fun playing around with a range of clever — and sometimes plain theatrical — narrative techniques, most notably in the opening chapter, where the far-from-omniscient narrator finds herself watching from the sidelines of a party taking place in an era and a place far outside her own experience, and trying to piece together who these characters might be and how they fit together. The closing chapter is another tour-de-force, a monologue, with stage directions, addressed to Maryna and delivered by her fellow-actor Edwin Booth (brother of…) as he slips in and out of the roles of himself and an assortment of Shakespearean protagonists.

A demanding read, but also quite a rewarding one, with its share of fun.
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thorold | 11 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 17, 2024 |
Susan Sontag fue una de las pensadoras más formidables, originales e influyentes del siglo pasado. «Las ideas más interesantes son las herejías», sostenía. Y en efecto: sus escritos descartan lo trillado y se niegan a seguir las líneas partidistas.

De las mujeres ofrece siete ensayos y debates sobre una amplia gama de asuntos: los desafíos y humillaciones a las que se enfrentan las mujeres a medida que envejecen; la relación entre la liberación de la mujer y la lucha de clases; la belleza, que Sontag llama «esa pócima demasiado pesada de tantos consabidos opuestos»; el feminismo; el fascismo; y el cine. En conjunto, estos análisis, reacios a la fácil categorización, muestran no sólo su curiosidad implacable, su precisión histórica y su vigor político, sino la inimitable mente de Sontag en acción.… (lisätietoja)
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bibliotecayamaguchi | Mar 11, 2024 |
Reading Sontag is an experience of extraordinary clarity and lucidity, which are themselves powerful enough that it is easy to imagine that Sontag is declaring an unimpeachable, gospel-like Truth, and not simply a person sharing her opinions as best she can, because she believes they will be helpful.
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localgayangel | 10 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 5, 2024 |
American author challenge: Susan Sontag. 1933-2004' writer, critic, and public intellectual. She mostly wrote essays, but also published novel. I read what is mostly a short story collection though some felt autobiographical, some leaned toward essay. I can't say that I liked the short stories because I didn't. My impression is that she was a ferocious reader and was compelled to write.
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Kristelh | 1 muu arvostelu | Feb 21, 2024 |



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