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Susan Sontag (1933–2004)

Born in New York City, raised in Arizona and California, educated at the University of Chicago, Harvard, Oxford and the Sorbonne, Susan Sontag constitutes a veritable challenge for any biographer. A novelist, philosopher, essayist, movie director and playwright, over the past thirty years she has been a controversial figure, too snobby for many of... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1974 Promised Lands (Documentary)
 1971 Brother Carl
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Other Works:

Book: "Aids and Its Metaphors" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 27 Articles | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Perhaps no work of art *is* art. It can only *become* art, when it is part of the past See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the 2001 Jerusalem Prize. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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