Susan Sontag Against Interpretation

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Against Interpretation

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This work is a selection from Susan Sontag's early writings about the arts and contemporary culture. First published in 1966, the book quickly became a modern classic and has had enormous influence here and abroad. As well as the title essay, 'On Style' and the famous 'Notes on Camp', the book includes discussion of such figures as Satre, Simone Weil, Genet, Brecht, Beckett, Artaud, and Goddard.

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"Susan Sontag's essays are great interpretations, and even fulfillments, of what is really going on."--Carlos Fuentes
"A dazzling intellectual performance."--"Vogue"""
"Susan Sontag is a writer of rare energy and provocative newness."--"The Nation"
"The theoretical portions of her book are delightful to read because she can argue so well. . . . Her ideas are consistently stimulating."--"Commentary"
"She has come to symbolize the writer and thinker in many variations: as analyst, rhapsodist, and roving eye, as public scold and portable conscience."--"Time"

Susan Sontag's essays are great interpretations, and even fulfillments, of what is really going on. "Carlos Fuentes"

A dazzling intellectual performance. "Vogue"

Susan Sontag is a writer of rare energy and provocative newness. "The Nation"

The theoretical portions of her book are delightful to read because she can argue so well. . . . Her ideas are consistently stimulating. "Commentary"

She has come to symbolize the writer and thinker in many variations: as analyst, rhapsodist, and roving eye, as public scold and portable conscience. "Time""

Susan Sontag's essays are great interpretations, and even fulfillments, of what is really going on. Carlos Fuentes

A dazzling intellectual performance. Vogue

Susan Sontag is a writer of rare energy and provocative newness. The Nation

The theoretical portions of her book are delightful to read because she can argue so well. . . . Her ideas are consistently stimulating. Commentary

She has come to symbolize the writer and thinker in many variations: as analyst, rhapsodist, and roving eye, as public scold and portable conscience. Time

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'A dazzling intellectual performance.' Vogue

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