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Sontag, Susan

Summary: With the publication of her first book, Against Interpretation, in 1966, Susan Sontag placed herself at the forefront of an era of cultural and political transformation. "What is important now," she wrote, "is to recover our senses ... In place of a hermeneutics we need an erotics of art." She would remain a catalyzing presence, whether writing about camp sensibility, the films of Jean-Luc...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 SON

Sontag, Susan

Summary: An unprecedented collection of the controversial later writings of the greatest and most provocative critic of our time. Susan Sontag was the most influential critic of her time. This second volume in Library of America's definitive Sontag edition gathers all the collected essays and speeches from her last quarter-century, brilliant works whose subjects, from the AIDS epidemic, 9/11, the Iraq...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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Sontag, Susan

Summary: Sontag's incisive intelligence, expressive brilliance, and deep curiosity about art, politics, and the writer's responsibility to bear witness have secured her place as one of the most important thinkers and writers of the twentieth century. This collection gathers sixteen essays and addresses written in the last years of Sontag's life, when her work was being honored on the international...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2007

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Sontag, Susan

Summary: "Susan Sontag has said that her earliest idea of what a writer should be was "some-one who is interested in everything." Thirty-five years after her first collection of essays, the now classic Against Interpretation, our most important essayist has chosen more than forty longer and shorter pieces from the last two decades that illustrate a deeply felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2001

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Sontag, Susan

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Summary: Watching the evening news offers constant evidence of atrocity--a daily commonplace in our "society of spectacle." But are viewers inured--or incited--to violence by the daily depiction of cruelty and horror? Is the viewer's perception of reality eroded by the universal availability of imagery intended to shock? In this investigation of the role of imagery in our culture, Susan Sontag cuts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.6 SON

Sontag, Susan

Summary: Fictional love story set in Naples, Italy in 1772 based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his wife Emma, and Lord Nelson.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1992

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Sontag, Susan

Summary: "Susan Sontag was one of our foremost public intellectuals, a world-renowned essayist, playwright, novelist, activist, and director. Her name is surpassed only by her immense and invaluable body of work. Debriefing collects all of Sontag's shorter fiction, a form she turned to intermittently throughout her writing life. The book's contents range from allegory to parable to autobiography, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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Sontag, Susan

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books/Doubleday 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.461 SON

Sontag, Susan

Summary: Poland's greatest actress, Maryna Zalezowska, ends her career to start a utopian commune in California in 1876, and when the enterprise fails, intrigue and passion follow her into a new acting career in America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus Giroux 2000

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Sontag, Susan

Summary: Presents excerpts from the early writings of the author, with reflections on her meetings with influential writers and intellectuals, her literary ambitions, and her criticisms of other writers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5409 SON

Goodman, Paul

Summary: Showcases the intellect of author Paul Goodman and rediscovers his ideas of the 1960's through archival multimedia, photographs, interviews, and readings of his poetry and journals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAU

Summary: This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ZEL

Summary: A look at one of experimental theater's most influential figures, who collaborated on works with people such as Tom Waits and Philip Glass. Explore his life from his upbringing in Waco, Texas to the way of life he brought to the screen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ABS

Leibovitz, Annie

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.24 LEI

Rollyson, Carl E. (Carl Edmund)

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SONTAG, SUSAN ROL

Suran Song in Stag

Contents: Blue print -- Female rape jury -- Bad faith inclusion -- Ubergrrl -- Cribbage in Provincetown -- Tryst trying trust -- Dust crush -- Red Ridinghood's basket -- Analogue lovemuffin -- Star.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Suran Song in Stag, Cruel Music, Parasol 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK Suran