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Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag by Juan Bastos.JPG
Susan Sontag in 1994, bi Juan Fernando Bastos (commissioned bi the The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide for the 2009 Mey–Juin cover)
Born Susan Rosenblatt
16 Januar 1933(1933-01-16)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Died 28 December 2004(2004-12-28) (aged 71)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Cause o daith
Myelodysplastic syndrome
Restin place
Montparnasse Seemetry
Paris, Fraunce
Naitionality American
Thrift Novelist, essayist
Years active 1959–2004
Kent for Fiction, essays, nonfeection
Hauf-marrae(s) Philip Rieff
(m. 1950–59; divorced)[1]
Pairtner(s) Annie Leibovitz (1989–2004; her daith)

Susan Sontag (/ˈsɒntæɡ/; Januar 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) wis a Jewish-American writer, filmmaker, teacher, an poleetical activist. She published her first major wark, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Her best-kent works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will, The Way We Live Now, Illness as Metaphor, Regarding the Pain of Others, The Volcano Lover, an In America.

Sontag wis active in writin an speakin aboot, or travellin tae, auries o conflict, includin during the Vietnam War an the Siege o Sarajevo. She wrote extensively aboot photografie, cultur an media, AIDS an illness, human richts, an communism an leftist ideology. Awtho her essays an speeches whiles drew controversy,[2] she haes been descrived as "ane o the maist influential creetics o her generation."[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Finding fact from fiction". London: The Guardian. 2000-05-27. Retrieved 2007-06-19. 
  2. "Hooking Up". 
  3. "Susan Sontag", The New York Review of Books, accessed December 19, 2012