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The Resource Against interpretation, and other essays, Susan Sontag

Against interpretation, and other essays, Susan Sontag

Label
Against interpretation, and other essays
Title
Against interpretation, and other essays
Statement of responsibility
Susan Sontag
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In her first collection of essays, first published in 1966, the author relates her theories of literary criticism to the total aesthetic experience and discusses such topics as Sartre, Simone Weil, Beckett, science fiction movies, psychoanalysis, and contemporary religious thinking
Cataloging source
IXA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sontag, Susan
Dewey number
809/.04
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN771
LC item number
.S62 2007
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Modern
  • Criticism
Target audience
adult
Label
Against interpretation, and other essays, Susan Sontag
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"In 2001, she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work. She died in New York in 2004"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Against interpretation -- On style -- The artist as exemplary sufferer -- Simone Weil -- Camus' Notebooks -- Michel Leiris' Manhood -- The anthropologist as hero -- The literary criticism of Georg Lukács -- Sartre's Saint Genet -- Nathalie Sarraute and the novel -- Ionesco -- Reflections on The Deputy -- The death of tragedy -- Going to theater, etc. -- Marat/Sade/Artaud -- Spiritual style in the films of Robert Bresson -- Godard's Vivre sa vie -- The imagination of disaster -- Jack Smith's Flaming creatures -- Resnais' Muriel -- A note on novels and films -- Piety without content -- Psychoanalysis and Norman O. Brown's Life against death -- Happenings: an art of radical juxtaposition -- Notes on "Camp" -- One culture and the new sensibility -- Afterword: thirty years later
Control code
ocn140620041
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 312 pages
Isbn
9780312280864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
809.04 SO59 ; XX-N ; [A18BP215, #2, 4@18.00, LAP/ ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 140620041
  • (OCoLC)140620041
Label
Against interpretation, and other essays, Susan Sontag
Publication
Note
"In 2001, she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work. She died in New York in 2004"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Against interpretation -- On style -- The artist as exemplary sufferer -- Simone Weil -- Camus' Notebooks -- Michel Leiris' Manhood -- The anthropologist as hero -- The literary criticism of Georg Lukács -- Sartre's Saint Genet -- Nathalie Sarraute and the novel -- Ionesco -- Reflections on The Deputy -- The death of tragedy -- Going to theater, etc. -- Marat/Sade/Artaud -- Spiritual style in the films of Robert Bresson -- Godard's Vivre sa vie -- The imagination of disaster -- Jack Smith's Flaming creatures -- Resnais' Muriel -- A note on novels and films -- Piety without content -- Psychoanalysis and Norman O. Brown's Life against death -- Happenings: an art of radical juxtaposition -- Notes on "Camp" -- One culture and the new sensibility -- Afterword: thirty years later
Control code
ocn140620041
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 312 pages
Isbn
9780312280864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
809.04 SO59 ; XX-N ; [A18BP215, #2, 4@18.00, LAP/ ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 140620041
  • (OCoLC)140620041

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