Against interpretation, and other essays is a collection of twenty-seven essays and reviews which susan sontag, once the darling of the new york avant garde, originally published between 1962 and . Susan sontag created a sensation in the mid-1960’s with her essay “against interpretation” although she made it clear that she was not against all interpretation of works of art, her . Rather than even attempt to synthesize sontag’s far ranging criticism, i have decided to concentrate on a single piece of criticism which has had a profound influence on the way many people analyze film, myself included the essay in question is “against interpretation,” which appeared in the .
Against interpretation and other essays, susan sontag against interpretation is a collection of essays by susan sontag published in 1966 it includes some of sontag's best-known works, including on style, and the eponymous essay against interpretation. Susan sontag’s “against interpretation,” the most famous example of the “against ” formula, exemplifies the appeal of this type of essay. Against interpretation, susan sontag's second book, was published in 66, but some of the essays date back to 61, when she was still writing for the benefactor.
It's a little intimidating to try to comment upon this essay collection its first two essays--against interpretation and on style--are so fascinating and so lucid that i am afraid my commentary can only impose a gloss of half-understood meaning on top of sontag's clear structure. This classic collection of essays and criticism from the 1960s flatters the reader's intelligence without being intimidating sontag has seemingly read everything, from sophocles to sartre, but . Pris: 149 kr häftad, 2009 skickas inom 2-5 vardagar köp against interpretation and other essays av susan sontag på bokuscom.
About susan sontag: essays of the 1960s & 70s (loa #246) with the publication of her first book of criticism, against interpretation, in 1966, susan sontag placed herself at the forefront of an era of cultural and political transformation. Against interpretation and other essays - ebook written by susan sontag read this book using google play books app on your pc, android, ios devices download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read against interpretation and other essays. Notes on camp by susan sontag the form of jottings, rather than an essay (with its claim to a linear, consecutive argument), seemed more appropriate for . 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. For and against interpretation louise norlie: rather than following susan sontag's advice in her famous 1964 essay against interpretation, critics have continued in the direction she derided.
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If you are unfamiliar, susan sontag was a well-known cultural critic and essayist (among other things) she started publishing in the mid 60's and continued all the way into the 2000's against interpretation was published in. Her first work of nonfiction, against interpretation, published in 1966, was a sweeping assessment of art and contemporary culture — as well as an instant classic with her insatiable appetite for creativity in all its forms, sontag produces a collection of essays that is an ambitious work. This second volume in library of america’s definitive edition of her collected essays gathers under the sign of saturn (1980), aids and its metaphors (1989), where the stress falls (2001), regarding the pain of others (2003), and at the same time (2007), brilliant books in which sontag did not merely comment on the cultural and political . Against interpretation and other essays by susan sontag, 9780141190068, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
Against interpretation was susan sontags 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. The first time i read susan sontag’s against interpretation (1964), i found it exhilarating i was twenty-one, or twenty-two, and working through an obsession with andy warhol that had begun two years before. Against interpretation is a collection of essays by susan sontag published in 1966 it includes some of sontag's best-known works, including on style, and the eponymous essay against interpretation. Susan sontag’s seminal mid-60s essay has come up several times at this site i’ve been busy rereading it since xmas, and want to take this chance to set down some thoughts regarding it sontag means something very specific indeed we get our first indication of this at the end of section 2 .