The Resource The scandal of Susan Sontag, edited by Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor, (electronic resource)

The scandal of Susan Sontag, edited by Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor, (electronic resource)

Label
The scandal of Susan Sontag
Title
The scandal of Susan Sontag
Statement of responsibility
edited by Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature & mdash;the willingness of great artists and writers to scandalize their spectators through critical frankness, complexity, and beauty. Sontag's life and thought were no less promiscuous. She wrote deeply and engagingly about a range of subjects & mdash;theater, sex, politics, novels, torture, and illness & mdash;and courted celebrity and controversy both publicly and privately. Throughout her career, she not only earned adulation but also provoked scorn. Her living was the embodiment of scandal. In this collect
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
818/.5409
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3569.O6547
LC item number
Z878 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender and culture
Label
The scandal of Susan Sontag, edited by Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Romances of community in Sontag's later fiction
  • Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor
  • Sontag, modernity, and cinema: women and an aesthetics of silence, 1960-1980
  • E. Ann Kaplan
  • Sontag on theater
  • Julia Walker
  • The "counterculture" in quotation marks: Sontag and Marcuse on the work of revolution
  • Craig J. Peariso
  • A way of feeling is a way of seeing: Sontag and the visual arts
  • Leslie Luebbers
  • Introduction: unextinguished: Susan Sontag's work in progress
  • Metaphors kill: "Against interpretation" and the illness books
  • Jay Prosser
  • The posthumous life of Susan Sontag
  • Nancy K. Miller
  • In summa: the latter essays: an appreciation
  • Sohnya Sayres
  • Susan Sontag, cosmophage
  • Wayne Koestenbaum
  • Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor
  • Some notes on "Notes on camp"
  • Terry Castle
  • Absolute seriousness: Susan Sontag in American popular culture
  • Dana Heller
  • "Not even a New Yorker": Susan Sontag in America
  • Barbara Ching
Control code
000055807192
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 264 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231520454
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273dzd
  • 7238c41d-2d47-450d-8acd-bce3696639a4
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34179987
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785782102
  • jstor9780231520454

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