Summer is the season of fiction, it is said — said here, now, at least. Susan Sontag may be best-known for her remarkable critical essays on. I, etcetera. By Susan Sontag. Download Pdf. Read Online. This article is available in PDF and Microfiche formats only. You are currently viewing this article as a. “Look at all this stuff I’ve got in my head: rockets and Venetian churches, David Bowie and Diderot, nuoc roam and Big Macs, sunglasses and.
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Sep 19, heather rated it really liked it. I loved that one and re-read it, along with Unguided Tour.
Be the first to discover new talent! In reflective, telegraphic prose, Susan Sontag confronts the reader with exposed workings of an impassioned intellect in narratives seamed with many of the themes of her essays–the nature of knowing, our relationship with the past, and the future in an alienated present. Trivia About I, etcetera.
She’s clearly very smart, but this book isn’t as interesting as any one of her essays. Oct 21, Amy rated it liked it Wusan Some of the stories were also just plain good.
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Sontg 15, Eral rated it liked it. Even when you’re trying to rethink the narrative, you’ve got to consider your audience. I will be reading more of hers, for sure. The narrators here have the clipped, stream-of-strange-consciousness sensibilities you find in, say, a Lorrie Moore story, but are more baffling and metaphysical.
View all 14 comments. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. I just have to find the right Sontag fit for me.
By using our website you agree to our use dtcetera cookies. Or else another story revisits the story of Jeckyll and Hyde, only, well, the circumstances have changed. The end of the world. Dec 30, Kenickie rated it really liked it Shelves: The standout stories were Deb Susan Sontag is at this point so well known for her controversial political ideas and her works of criticism like Against Interpretation that her fiction goes largely and unfortunately overlooked.
Not sure what one can say about this first story. efcetera
Susan Sontag is brilliant and the ideas and notions in this collection of stories are absolutely genius. Among other things, it’s Stories 1.
The short stories are more like notes, often jotted down without a logical or chronological order, which makes the reading much heavier etcteera less enjoyable. She claims she sees it as her permeant career, but readers hardly notice her novels, except for Volcano Lover. Old Complaints Revisited was far too long and unreadable after the first twenty pages. Dec etcegera, Shane rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 24, William2 rated it liked it Shelves: She lives in New York City.
I, etcetera by Susan Sontag
We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. To ask other readers questions about I, etceteraplease sign up. Sep 24, Keight rated it really liked it Shelves: I really enjoyed this short piece. Paperbackpages. Mar 07, Sonyag rated it it was ok.