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

Book: "Aids and Its Metaphors" See more »

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

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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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 »


She was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for On Photography (1978). See more »

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