Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag was a Jewish-American writer, film-maker, teacher, and political activist. She published her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Her best-known works include 'On Photography', 'Against Interpretation', 'Styles of Radical Will', 'The Way We Live Now', 'Illness as Metaphor', 'Regarding the Pain of Others', 'The Volcano Lover', and 'In America'. Wikipedia*

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Susan Sontag has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2000 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2003 with an average of 6,707 views per program. Most appearances with Lucille Clifton (2), Nathaniel Philbrick (2), Gloria Whelan (2). Most common tag: Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 9

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Regarding the Pain of Others</em> Book Group Discussion

    Regarding the Pain of Others Book Group Discussion

    The Broad Street Books of Ghent Nonfiction Book Club met to discuss Susan Sontag’s book Regarding the Pain of Others,…

  • In Depth with Susan Sontag

    In Depth with Susan Sontag

    Ms. Sontag is a human rights activist, playwright, essayist and cultural critic. Her books include novels, a collection of…

  • <em>I Thought My Father Was God</em>

    I Thought My Father Was God

    Mr. Auster, editor of I Thought My Father Was God, and Jacki Lyden, of National Public Radio, hosted a reading of fifteen of…

  • <em>Where the Stress Falls</em>

    Where the Stress Falls

    Ms. Sontag talks about her new book, Where the Stress Falls: Essays, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book is a…

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