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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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Known For

Duet for Cannibals
(1969)
Promised Lands
Promised Lands Director
(1974)
Letter from Venice
(1983)
Brother Carl
Brother Carl Director
(1971)

Filmography

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 1974 Promised Lands (Documentary)
 1971 Brother Carl
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Against Interpretation" 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think it was rock&roll the reason I got divorced. I think it was Bill Haley and the Comets and Chuck Berry that made me decide to get a divorce and leave the academic world See more »

Trivia:

Received the "Prince of Asturias" Award for Letters in 2003. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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