Against Interpretation, and Other Essays

Against Interpretation, and Other Essays

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Against Interpretation was Susan Sontag's first collection of essays and is a modern classic. Originally published in 1966, it has never gone out of print and has influenced generations of readers all over the world. It includes the famous essays "Notes on Camp" and "Against Interpretation," as well as her impassioned discussions of Sartre, Camus, Simone Weil, Godard, Beckett, Levi-Strauss, sceince-fiction movies, psychoanalysis, and contemporary religious thought.

This edition has a new afterword, "Thirty Years Later," in which Sontag restates the terms of her battle against philistinism and against ethical shallowness and indifference.

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux ; [New York] : [Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers], [2007?]
ISBN: 9780312280864
Branch Call Number: 814 SONTAG
Characteristics: xi, 312 pages ; 22 cm.


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Jul 23, 2018

Lead essay was her forza del destino but warning it takes a couple of readings. Probably not for the beach.


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