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Description - Where the Stress Falls by Susan Sontag

Thirty-five years after her first collection, the now classic "Against Interpretation, " America's most important essayist has chosen more than forty longer and shorter pieces from the last twenty years. Divided into three sections, the first "Reading" includes ardent pieces on writers from her own private canon - Machado de Assis, Barthes, W. G. Sebald, Borges, Tsvetaeva, and Elizabeth Hardwick. In the second, "Seeing" she shares her passions for film, dance, photography, painting, opera, and theater. And in the final section, "There and Here" Sontag explores her own commitments to the work (and activism) of conscience and to the vocation of the writer.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312421311
ISBN-10: 0312421311
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 32mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag is the author of four novels, including "In America," which won the 2000 National Book Award for Fiction; a collection of stories; several plays, and five works of nonfiction, among them "Against Interpretation" and "On Photography." Her latest book is "Regarding the Pain of Othe"rs. Her books have been translated into 28 languages. In 2001, she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work.

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