Susan Sontag On Photography

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On Photography

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A collection of acclaimed essays explores the aesthetic and moral problems raised by the presence and authority of the photographic image in modern-day life, considers the relation of photography to art, conscience, and knowledge, and examines the works of major photographers

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Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism (1977), this is "a brilliant analysis of the profound changes photographic images have made in our way of looking of the world and ourselves over the lost 140 years."-Washington Post BOOK WORLD

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Susan Sontag is the author of four novels, The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover and In America; I, Etcetera, a collection of stories; several plays; and five works of nonfiction, among them Illness as a Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors. In 2001 she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work.

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