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  - LizaHa - LibraryThing

I read these essays because Susan Sontag is famous, and I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. They turned out to be much closer to my current preoccupations than I had expected, which I found ... Read full review

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

hard to review this as i don't know the people she writes about. the only one i'm familiar with is leni riefenstahl. i also am suspicious of riefenstahl but i found this essay not very objective. she ... 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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