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By Susan Sontag

ISBN-10: 0241145171

ISBN-13: 9780241145173

ISBN-10: 0241954460

ISBN-13: 9780241954461

As awareness is Harnessed to Flesh finds the interior lifetime of Susan Sontag.

Providing a different perception into the brain of 1 of the best intellectuals of the fashionable age, Susan Sontag's As wakeful is Harnessed to Flesh chronicles the cultural, ethical, and political trips of this popular critic and artist on the top of her powers.

As realization Is Harnessed to Flesh follows Sontag throughout the turbulent years of the past due Sixties - from her journey to Hanoi on the top of the Vietnam struggle to her time making movies in Sweden - as much as 1980, previous to the start of the Reagan period. this can be a useful checklist of the interior workings of 1 of the main inquisitive and analytical thinkers of the 20th century on the peak of her energy. it's also a impressive record of on individual's political and ethical awakening.

'More real to existence, either highbrow and emotional, than the main crafty novel or cautious biography' Sunday Telegraph

'Gold dirt' Sunday Times

'A strong self-portrait emerges. In its fragmentation . . . and fervour, its mix of the erudite and the typical, it truly is truer to existence, either highbrow and emotional, than the main crafty novel or cautious biography. it might be that Sontag's diaries will turn out to be noticeable as simply as outstanding and demanding as whatever she wrote' Sunday Telegraph

'Mesmerising, interesting' Guardian

'Express the fullness and variety of her highbrow interest. Revelatory within the such a lot profound experience: they're existential fragments, self-selected strategies, feelings, reactions . . . bobbing up in a single of the main amazing minds of the 20 th century' The Times

One of America's best-known and such a lot fashionable writers, Susan Sontag used to be additionally a number one commentator on modern tradition till her demise in December 2004. Her books comprise 4 novels and diverse works of non-fiction, between them Regarding the ache of Others, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, At an identical Time, Against Interpretation and different Essays and Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963, all of that are released by means of Penguin. one other 8 books, together with the collections of essays Under the signal of Saturn and Where the tension Falls, and the novels The Volcano Lover and The Benefactor, can be found from Penguin glossy Classics.

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