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  • Against Interpretation and Other Essays
    Against Interpretation and Other Essays (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Argues that modern cultural conditions have given way to a critical approach to aesthetics.

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  • On Photography
    On Photography (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

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  • On Photography
    On Photography (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Offers a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This book examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

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  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
    Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding cancer, this study shows cancer for what it is.

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  • The Medium is the Massage
    The Medium is the Massage (English, Paperback) John Berger, Marshall McLuhan

    Written by the author who is known for coining the term 'Global Village', this title illustrates his theories that force us to question how modes of communication have shaped society.

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  • Pedro Paramo
    Pedro Paramo (English, Paperback) Juan Rulfo

    Swearing to his dying mother that he'll find the father he has never met, a certain Pedro Paramo, Juan Preciado sets out across the barren plains of Mexico for Comala, the hallucinatory ghost town his father presided over like a feudal lord. Between the realms of the living and the dead, in fragments of dreams and the nightly whispers of Comala's ghosts, there emerges the tragic tale of Pedro...

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  • The Volcano Lover
    The Volcano Lover (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his wife, Emma, and Lord Nelson in the final decades of the eighteenth century, this title examines the shape of Western civilization since the Age of Enlightenment. It presents a picture of revolution, the fate of nature, art and love.

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  • Reborn
    Reborn (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    A selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) that takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an honest self-portrait which is also a revealing account of an artist and critic being born.

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  • As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh
    As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Providing an insight into the mind of one of the leading intellectuals of the modern age, this title chronicles the cultural, moral, and political journeys of this renowned critic and artist at the height of her powers.

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  • Essays of the 1960s & 70s
    Essays of the 1960s & 70s (English, Hardback) Susan Sontag

    Includes the full-texts of four works from the author, political activist and feminist including Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will, On Photography and Illness as Metaphor.

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  • Reborn
    Reborn (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    "In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself."...

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  • Susan Sontag: Later Essays
    Susan Sontag: Later Essays (English, Hardback) Susan Sontag

    An unprecedented collection of the controversial later writings of the greatest and most provocative critic of our time....

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  • Regarding the Pain of Others
    Regarding the Pain of Others (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Features an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images, and about the nature of war, the limits of sympathy, and the obligations of conscience.

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  • Plays: Maria Irene Fornes
    Plays: Maria Irene Fornes (English, Paperback) Maria Irene Fornes

    Fornes has been an influential voice in American theatre for more than four decades.

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  • Another Beauty
    Another Beauty (English, Paperback) Adam Zagajewski

    This memoir is Adam Zagajewski's recollection of 1960s and 1970s communist Poland, where he was a fledgling writer, student of philosophy, and vocal dissident at the university in Krakow, Poland's most beautiful and ancient city.

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  • Regarding the Pain of Others
    Regarding the Pain of Others (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    An examination of the role of imagery in modern culture considers how depictions of violence, from wartime photographs to footage of the September 11 attacks, are used and how they impact the world. By the author of On Photography. Reprint.

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  • Antonin Artaud
    Antonin Artaud (English, Paperback) Antonin Artaud

    "Artaud remains one of the significant and influential theorists of modern theatre."--Gerald Rabkin, Rutgers University

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  • Styles of Radical Will
    Styles of Radical Will (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Styles of Radical Will, Susan Sontag's second collection of essays, extends the investigations she undertook in Against Interpretation with essays on film, literature, politics, and a groundbreaking study of pornography.

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  • The Case Of Comrade Tulayev
    The Case Of Comrade Tulayev (English, Paperback) Victor Serge

    One cold Moscow night, Comrade Tulayev, a high government official, is shot dead on the street, and the search for the killer begins. In this panoramic vision of the Soviet Great Terror, the investigation leads all over the world, netting a whole series of suspects whose only connection is their innocence?at least of the crime of which they stand accused. But The Case of Comrade Tulayev,...

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  • I, Etcetera
    I, Etcetera (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    First-person narratives of men and women suffering the ironies, dilemmas, and ordeals of consciousness make up a collection of short fiction written over more than a decade. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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