Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag (/ˈsɒntɑːɡ/; January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer and filmmaker, literary icon, and political activist. Beginning with the publication of her 1964 essay "Notes on 'Camp'" Sontag became a lifelong international cultural and intellectual celebrity. Sontag was often photographed and her image became widely recognized even in mainstream society. Her works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, The Way We Live Now, and Regarding the Pain of Others.

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Susan Sontag - Awards and Honors
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William Drenttel - Other Professional and Non-profit Affiliations (1997-2011) - Susan Sontag Literary Foundation
... Drenttel has served as vice president of the Susan Sontag Literary Foundation since 2007 ... disciplines and promotes the international exchange of language and culture in the spirit of Susan Sontag’s lifetime commitment to young artistic voices ...

Famous quotes by susan sontag:

    Depression is melancholy minus its charms—the animation, the fits.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    Ours is a culture based on excess, on overproduction; the result is a steady loss of sharpness in our sensory experience. All the conditions of modern life—its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness—conjoin to dull our sensory faculties.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)