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Susan Sontag (I) (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

Zelig Susan Sontag - Contemporary Interviews
(1983)
Brother Carl Writer
(1971)
(1969)

Filmography

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 1984 Per un viaggio in Italia (TV Mini Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Letter from Venice (1984) ... (writer)
 1983 Voices (TV Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- To Tell a Story... (1983) ... (narrative script)
 1974 Promised Lands (Documentary)
 1971 Brother Carl
 1969 Duet for Cannibals (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Illness as Metaphor" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Philip Rieff  (divorced)  (1 child)
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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 became an honorary citizen of Sarajevo in the former Yugoslavia. See more »

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