Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh - a book by Sontag, Susan

As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh

Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh( )
Author: Sontag, Susan
Editor: Rieff, David
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

AFinancial Times Best Book of 2012

From the turbulent years of her trip to Hanoi at the peak of the Vietnam War to her time making films in Sweden and up to the eve of the 1980 election,As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh documents the evolution of an extraordinary mind. The 1966 publication of Against Interpretation propelled Susan Sontag from the periphery of New York City's artistic and intellectual milieu into the international spotlight,...
More Description

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Social Science / Women's Studies
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.67 x 7.93 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:0.858 Pounds
Author Biography
Sontag, Susan (Author)
Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, 1933. She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy, literature and theology at Harvard University and Saint Anne's College, Oxford University. She was the author of 17 books including four novels, a collection of short stories, several plays, and eight works of nonfiction. Her novels are The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction. On Photography received the 1978 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and Art in America. She also wrote and directed four feature films and stage plays in the United States and Europe. She died from leukemia on December 28, 2004 at the age of 71.


Book Seller





Loading Stock Details...

Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play

Featured Books

Another Brooklyn
Woodson, Jacqueline
Hardback: $22.99
The Nix
Hill, Nathan
Hardback: $27.95
Here I Am
Foer, Jonathan Safran
Electronic book text:

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.