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  • Against Interpretation and Other Essaysby Susan Sontag

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    A series of provocative discussions on everything from individual authors to contemporary religious thinking, Against Interpretation and Other Essays is the definitive collection of Susan Sontag's best known and important works published in Penguin Modern Classics. Against Interpretation was Susan Sontag's first collection of essays and made... more...

  • On Photographyby Susan Sontag

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Susan Sontag's On Photography is a seminal and groundbreaking work on the subject. Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. Photographs are everywhere, and the 'insatiability of the photographing eye' has profoundly altered our relationship... more...

  • Against Interpretationby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 17.99

    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... more...

  • The Benefactorby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 18.99

    The Benefactor , Susan Sontag's first book and first novel, originally published in 1963, introduced a unique writer to the world. In the form of a memoir by a latter-day Candide named Hippolyte, The Benefactor leads us on a kind of psychic Grand Tour, in which Hippolyte's violently imaginative dream life becomes indistinguishable from his surprising... more...

  • Death Kitby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 19.99

    First published in 1967, Death Kit --Susan Sontag's second novel--is a classic of modern fiction. Blending realism and dream, it offers a passionate exploration of the recesses of the American conscience. more...

  • Alice in Bedby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1993; US$ 13.99

    Alice in Bed is a free dramatic fantasy which merges the life of Alice James, the brilliant sister of William and Henry James, with the heroine of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. It is a play about the anguish and grief and rage of women; and about the triumphs and limitations of the imagination. more...

  • On Photographyby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99

    Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticis m. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as ?a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs.? It begins with the famous ?In Plato?s Cave?essay, then offers five other prose meditations... more...

  • In Americaby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 18.99

    A glorious, sweeping new novel from the bestselling author of The Volcano Lover. The Volcano Lover, Susan Sontag's bestselling 1992 novel, retold the love story of Emma Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson with consummate power. In her enthralling new novel--once again based on a real story--Sontag shows us our own country on the cusp of modernity. In... more...

  • I, etceteraby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 17.99

    In eight stories, this singular collection of short fiction written over the course of ten years explores the terrain of modern urban life. In reflective, telegraphic prose, Susan Sontag confronts the reader with exposed workings of an impassioned intellect in narratives seamed with many of the themes of her essays?the nature of knowing, our relationship... more...

  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphorsby Susan Sontag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 16.99

    In 1978 Susan Sontag wrote Illness as Metaphor , a classic work described by Newsweek as "one of the most liberating books of its time." A cancer patient herself when she was writing the book, Sontag shows how the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of patients and often inhibit them... more...