Under the Sign of Saturn: Essays

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Macmillan, Nov 9, 2002 - Art - 203 pages
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This third essay collection by America's leading essayist brings together her most important critical writing from 1972 to 1980, in which she explores some of the most influential artists and thinkers of our time.
  

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Clear, confident, sometimes didactic critical writing. Sontag cultivates a passion for explanation and deconstruction. Informative and inspiring looks at some of the 20th century's most fascinating voices. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Re-reading this I'm once again struck by the sheer scope of Sontag's writing—the variety of topics she encompasses here—and her powerful devotion to the culture context of art in its many forms ... Read full review

Contents

on paul goodman
3
fascinating fascism
73
under the sign of saturn
109
syberbergs hitler
137
remembering barthes
169
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Susan Sontag is the author of four novels, including In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for Fiction; a collection of stories; several plays, and five works of nonfiction, among them Against Interpretation and On Photography. Her latest book is Regarding the Pain of Others (FSG, 2002). Her books have been translated into 28 languages. In 2001, she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work.

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