Who is Sontag?

  • (noun): United States writer (born in 1933).
    Synonyms: Susan Sontag


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Frank Sontag
... Sontag (born in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American radio personality ... As of June, 2009 Sontag began hosting an internet talk radio show airing on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, was a regular cast member on the Mark Brian radio program and has had small acting ... Sontag describes himself as a motivational speaker and life skills coach ...
Sontag - See Also
... Sontag, Mississippi, community in north west Lawrence County, Mississippi All pages with titles containing "Sontag" or "Sonntag" See also Sonntag This ...
AIDS And Its Metaphors - Critical Response
... Sontag's point of view is", as she functions as both objective historian and attacker of views she disagrees with ... Sontag doesn’t actually answer the questions of whether adapting behavior in the face of AIDS is the appropriate protection against infection, or how society should ... the way we talk about it, is the true source of its horror," and turns Sontag's point that "we cannot think without metaphors" on itself ...
Against Interpretation - Summary
... Against Interpretation" is Sontag's seminal essay within Against Interpretation and Other Essays that discusses the divisions between two different kinds ... Sontag is strongly averse to what she considers to be contemporary interpretation, that is, an overabundance of importance placed upon the content or ... The modern style of interpretation is particularly despised by Sontag in relation to the previous classical style of interpretation that sought to “bri ...
Annie Leibovitz - Personal Life
... Leibovitz had a close romantic relationship with noted writer and essayist Susan Sontag ... Leibovitz has suggested that Sontag mentored her and constructively criticized her work ... After Sontag's death in 2004, Newsweek published an article about Leibovitz that made reference to her decade-plus relationship with Sontag, stating that "The two first met in the late '80s, when ...

Famous quotes containing the word sontag:

    The hard truth is that what may be acceptable in elite culture may not be acceptable in mass culture, that tastes which pose only innocent ethical issues as the property of a minority become corrupting when they become more established. Taste is context, and the context has changed.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    So successful has been the camera’s role in beautifying the world that photographs, rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)