Sontag

Sontag is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alan Sontag (born 1946), American bridge player and author
  • Andrzej Sontag (born 1952), Polish triple jumper
  • Brett Sontag (born 1970), American racecar driver
  • Eduardo Daniel Sontag (born 1951), American/Argentine mathematician
  • Frank Sontag (born 1955), American talk radio show host
  • Frederick Sontag (1924–2009) American author and educator
  • George Contant Sontag (1864-Year of death unknown), American outlaw
  • Henriette Sontag (1806–1854), German operatic soprano
  • John Sontag (1861–1893, American outlaw
  • Susan Sontag (1933–2004), American essayist, novelist, filmmaker, and activist
  • Tiga Sontag (born 1974), Canadian DJ/producer
  • Tony Sontag, English darts player

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Against Interpretation - Summary
... Against Interpretation" is Sontag's seminal essay within Against Interpretation and Other Essays that discusses the divisions between two different kinds of art criticism and theory that of formalist interpretation ... Sontag is strongly averse to what she considers to be contemporary interpretation, that is, an overabundance of importance placed upon the content or meaning of an artwork rather than being ... The modern style of interpretation is particularly despised by Sontag in relation to the previous classical style of interpretation that sought to “bring artworks up to date”, to meet modern interests and apply ...
Sontag - See Also
... Sontag, Mississippi, community in north west Lawrence County, Mississippi All pages with titles containing "Sontag" or "Sonntag" See also Sonntag This page or section ...
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 ... Sontag describes himself as a motivational speaker and life skills coach ...
Annie Leibovitz - Personal Life
... 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 ...
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 ... true source of its horror," and turns Sontag's point that "we cannot think without metaphors" on itself ...

Famous quotes containing the word sontag:

    Although none of the rules for becoming more alive is valid, it is healthy to keep on formulating them.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    Surrealism is a bourgeois disaffection; that its militants thought it universal is only one of the signs that it is typically bourgeois.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    Unfortunately, moral beauty in art—like physical beauty in a person—is extremely perishable. It is nowhere so durable as artistic or intellectual beauty. Moral beauty has a tendency to decay very rapidly into sententiousness or untimeliness.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)