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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AIDS And Its Metaphors - Critical Response
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Sontag - See Also
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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 had small acting ... 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 the late '80s, when Leibovitz ...
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 ... Sontag is strongly averse to what she considers to be contemporary interpretation, that is, an overabundance of importance placed upon the content or ... The modern style of interpretation is particularly despised by Sontag in relation to the previous classical style of interpretation that sought to “bring ...

Famous quotes containing the word sontag:

    ... [photographs] trade simultaneously on the prestige of art and the magic of the real.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    War-making is one of the few activities that people are not supposed to view “realistically”; that is, with an eye to expense and practical outcome. In all-out war, expenditure is all-out, unprudent—war being defined as an emergency in which no sacrifice is excessive.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.
    —Susan Sontag (b. 1933)