Susan sontag, the american novelist and essayist who died yesterday aged 71, was a paragon of radical intelligence and austere beauty of whom it was said that , if she had not existed, the new york review of books would have had to invent her called the most intelligent woman in america by. In an obituary that is both explicitly wry and covertly moving, written three months after susan sontag's death in december 2004, literary scholar terry castle recalls an amusing anecdote involving her final encounter with the writer castle, who developed a considerably close friendship with sontag in her. Annie leibovitz had one very important person in her life- essayist and writer susan sontag they met in 1988, when leibovitz was asked to shoot sontag for the cover of her book aids and its metaphorsthey stayed together for almost 15 years, until susan sontag's death in 2004 at the age of 71 susan sontag in a bear. Susan sontag photo gallery10 pictures embed embedlicense susan sontag january 01, 1989 license keywords: black background · susan sontag · essayist · formal portrait · judaism susan sontag photo gallery january 01, 1989 license · susan sontagsusan sontag embed embedlicense 1of 10 susan. Find and save ideas about susan sontag on pinterest | see more ideas about susan sontag quotes, interpret my dream and annie leibovitz photography.
“regarding susan sontag” illustrates sontag's life through images, archived materials and accounts from family, friends and colleagues the words literary, political, feminist, cultural critic, author, playwright, essayist, bi-sexual, thinker, traveller and human rights activist have all been used accurately to. Rolling stone writer and author jonathan cott recounts his relationship with essayist and political activist susan sontag, and how their friendship lead to a memorable 1979 'rolling stone' interview. Critical essayist susan sontag was the cultural analyst and novelist who wrote on photography, illness as metaphor and the volcano lover learn more at biographycom. Novelist, essayist and driving intellectual force, susan sontag, died late last year in her memory, we offer this conversation, first broadcast in october 1992 on this first visit to bookworm, she spoke with great enthusiasm about her novel, the volcano lover and how she came to write -- of all things -- a romance.
Correction appended how to honor the memory of a multifarious figure like susan sontag the metropolitan museum's solution — a small, grave, beautiful photography show — is an apt one, though some people will grumble that sontag had tributes enough in her time, and doesn't need, or deserve, any. Susan sontag is most often remembered as a brilliant essayist - inquisitive, analytical, fearlessly outspoken yet all throughout her life, she also wrote short stories: fictions which wrestled with those ideas and preoccupations she couldn't address in essay form these short fictions are allegories, parables, autobiographical. Susansontag about events donate homepagesontagquote homepageleftspacerjpg, homepagesontagphoto, homepagerightpacer homepagebottomspacer home | prize for translation | susan sontag | about | events | donate © 2010 estate of susan sontag all rights reserved.
Read more from susan sontag on the new yorker. Npr's madeleine brand speaks with michael silverbatt, host of book worm on member station kcrw in santa monica, calif, about the life of author susan sontag she wrote numerous novels, essays and nonfiction books, including on photography and regarding the pain of others she died tuesday of.
Ucla's library of special collections has enabled your voyeurism by making public everything that was once on susan sontag's power mac g4 and ibook and when they say everything, they mean it: the digital archive contains all 17,198 of her emails, word documents, and mp3s, from the 1990s to the. Susan sontag (16 january 1933 – 28 december 2004) was an american essayist, literary critic, cultural theorist, and political activist speech, town hall , new york city (6 februaty 1982), reported in susan sontag provokes debate on communism, the new york times (27 february 1982), p 27 the tide of. Find and save ideas about susan sontag on pinterest | see more ideas about annie leibovitz book, annie leibovitz at work and annie leibovitz portraits.