Susan Sontag At the Same Time
The sixteen essays gathered here represent the last pieces written by Susan Sontag in the years before her death in 2004. Reflecting on literature, photography and art, post-9/11 America and political activism, these essays encompass the themes that dominated Sontag’s life and work, revealing why she remains one of the twentieth-century’s preeminent writers and thinkers.
At the Same Time [Anglais] [Relié]
- Auteur: Susan Sontag
- Relié: Hardback 256 pages
- Editeur : Hamish Hamilton Ltd (30 avril 2010)
- Langue : Anglais
- ISBN-10: 0241143713
- ISBN-13: 978-0241143711
- Etat : comme neuf, condition as new
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- Susan Sontag was born in Manhattan in 1933 and studied at the universities of Chicago, Harvard and Oxford. She is the author of four novels, a collection of stories, several plays, and six books of essays, among them Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors. Her books are translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001 she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work, and in 2003 she received the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
- One of America's best-known and most admired writers, Susan Sontag was also a leading commentator on contemporary culture. Her books include four novels and seven works of non-fiction, among them Regarding the Pain of Others, On Photography and Illness as Metaphor, all of which are published by Penguin. Susan Sontag died in December 2004. At the Same Time includes a preface written by Susan Sontag's only son, David Rieff.
She died in December 2004.