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Conversations with Susan Sontag The Greatest Effort Is To Be Really Where You Are, Contemporary With Yourself, In Your Life, Giving Full Attention To The World That S What A Writer Does I M Against The Solipsistic Idea That You Find It All In Your Head You Don T.

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Conversations with Susan Sontag
  • Leland Poague
  • English
  • 12 February 2019
  • 0878058346

10 thoughts on “Conversations with Susan Sontag


  1. says:

    On Sontag in general After having relied upon her advice on the backs of books for a long time, it was only this year that I actually read anything by Sontag It was a leap from a cliff Leaving out the fiction of which I still have the later two novels and all short stories to go I shall briefly talk about the glut of Susan I have indulged in I started with Under the Sign of Saturn , which consists of pieces about Paul Goodman, Antonin Artaud, Walter Benjamin, Leni Riefenstahl, Elias ...


  2. says:

    A brilliant woman Says so much I agree with in a way I could never say it Says enough I disagree with to be stimulating Favourite part of an interview so far It s not just that people want things to be easy things that weren t so hard in the past seemdifficult today I recently met a young woman at a major university who is writing her Ph.D on Proust This is her sixth year as a graduate student and she asked me, Don t you find it hard to read Proust all those long sentences And I A brilliant woman Says so much I agree with in a way I could never say it Says enough I disagree with to be stimulating Favourite part of an interview so far It s not just that people want things to be easy things that weren t so hard in the past seemdifficult today I recently met a young woman at a major university who is writing her Ph.D on Proust This is her sixth year as a graduate student and she asked me, Don t you find it hard to read Proust all those long sentences And I asked, Hard compared to what Kurt Vonnegut Yeah, I guess it s harder than Kurt Vonnegut I submit that twenty years ago, no graduate student in her sixth year at a well known university would ever have been able to utter such a sentence It wouldn t have been sayable She would rather have gotten undressed in the middle of the street than say, shamelessly and rather wistfully, Don t you that that Proust is kinda hard People don t even know what they can t say anyThere are all sorts of change...


  3. says:

    Good conversations indeed


  4. says:

    Fascinating every page Highly recommendable

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