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Sontag : her life and work
Sontag : her life and work
Moser, Benjamin2019
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"Benjamin Moser's Sontag, a biography of Susan Sontag, is a portrait of the iconoclastic and prolific essayist, novelist, and critic and her role in the history of American intellectualism" --
Main title:
Sontag : her life and work / Benjamin Moser.
Imprint:
New York : Ecco, 2019
Collation:
xiii, 816 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., portraits ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
PART I -- ch. 1 The Queen of Denial -- ch. 2 The Master Li -- ch. 3 From Another Planet -- ch. 4 Lower Slobbovia -- ch. 5 The Color of Sham -- ch. 6 The Bi's Progress -- ch. 7 The Benevolent Dictatorship -- ch. 8 Mr. Casaubon -- ch. 9 The Moralist -- ch. 10 The Harvard Gnostics -- PART II -- ch. 11 What Do You Mean by Mean -- ch. 12 The Price of Salt -- ch. 13 The Comedy of Roles -- ch. 14 All Joy or All Rag -- ch. 15 Funsvill -- ch. 16 Where You Leave Off and the Camera Begins -- ch. 17 God Bless America -- ch. 18 Continent of Neurosis -- ch. 19 Xu-Dan Xon-T&c -- ch. 20 Four Hundred Lesbians -- ch. 21 China, Women, Freaks -- ch. 22 The Very Nature of Thinking -- ch. 23 Quite Unseduced -- PART III -- ch. 24 Toujours Fidel -- ch. 25 Who Does She Think She Is -- ch. 26 The Slave of Seriousness -- ch. 27 Things That Go Right -- ch. 28 The Word Won't Go Away -- ch. 29 Why Don't You Go Back to the Hotel -- ch. 30 Casual Intimacy -- ch. 31 This "Susan Sontag" Thing -- ch. 32 Taking Hostages -- ch. 33 The Collectible Woman -- PART IV -- ch. 34 A Serious Person -- ch. 35 A Cultural Event -- ch. 36 The Susan Story -- ch. 37 The Callas Way -- ch. 38 The Sea Creature -- ch. 39 The Most Natural Thing in the World -- ch. 40 It's What a Writer Is -- ch. 41 A Spectator of Calamities -- ch. 42 Can't Understand, Can't Imagin -- ch. 43 The Only Thing That's Real.
Awards:
Winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for biography
ISBN:
97800628963919780062896407
Dewey class:
818.5409B818.54
Language:
English
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