As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh : Diaries 1964-1980

Rating:
Audienta:
Adolescenti (13+)
Limba:
Engleza
Nr. de pagini:
544
Imagini:
Alb/negru
Dimensiune:
B5 (aprox 17cm x 25cm)
Publicat in:
02.05.2013
ISBN:
9780241954461
47,00 Lei
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Descriere:

"As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh" reveals the inner life of Susan Sontag. Providing a unique insight into the mind of one of the leading intellectuals of the modern age, Susan Sontag's "As Conscious is Harnessed to Flesh" chronicles the cultural, moral, and political journeys of this renowned critic and artist at the height of her powers.

"As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh" follows Sontag through the turbulent years of the late 1960s - from her trip to Hanoi at the peak of the Vietnam War to her time making films in Sweden - up to 1980, just before the beginning of the Reagan era.

This is an invaluable record of the inner workings of one of the most inquisitive and analytical thinkers of the twentieth century at the height of her power. It is also a remarkable document of on individual's political and moral awakening.

'More true to life, both intellectual and emotional, than the most artful novel or careful biography' (Sunday Telegraph)

'Gold dust' (Sunday Times)

'A powerful self-portrait emerges. In its fragmentation and passion, its combination of the erudite and the everyday, it is more true to life, both intellectual and emotional, than the most artful novel or careful biography. It may well be that Sontag's diaries will come to be seen as just as brilliant and important as anything she wrote' (Sunday Telegraph)

'Mesmerising, fascinating' (Guardian)

'Express the fullness and diversity of her intellectual curiosity. Revelatory in the most profound sense: they are existential fragments, self-selected thoughts, emotions, reactions arising in one of the most remarkable minds of the twentieth century' (The Times)

One of America's best-known and most admired writers, Susan Sontag was also a leading commentator on contemporary culture until her death in December 2004.




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