This work is a selection from Susan Sontag's early writings about the arts and contemporary culture. First published in 1966, the book quickly became a modern classic and has had enormous influence here and abroad. As well as the title essay, 'On Style' and the famous 'Notes on Camp', the book includes discussion of such figures as Satre, Simone Weil, Genet, Brecht, Beckett, Artaud, and Goddard.
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The first collection of essays by the brilliant critic and writer to be published in book forrn, containing her best writings between 1961 and 1965.About the Author:
Susan Sontag wrote four novels, The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction; a collection of stories, I, etcetera; several plays, including Alice in Bed; and eight books of essays, among them On Photography, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. Her books have been translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001, she won the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work. She died in New York City in 2004.
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Book Description Vintage, 2001. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Inscribed by Sontag on title page, along w/gift inscription from original purchaser of book explaining how she'd procured Sontag's signature while interviewing her. 1st Printing of Vintage paperback edition. Near fine. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked copy w/no rips. One page lightly dog-eared. Quick, secure shipping w/free delivery confirmation. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 010446