Presents more than forty longer and shorter pieces of essays that illustrate a deeply felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations and ideas. This book records an American writer's engagement with some of the most significant aesthetic and moral issues of the late twentieth century.
Thirty-five years after her first collection of essays, the now classic "Against Interpretation", America's most important essayist has chosen more than forty longer and shorter pieces from the last two decades that illustrate a deeply felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations and ideas. "Where The Stress Falls" records a great American writer's urgent engagement with some of the most significant aesthetic and moral issues of the late twentieth century, and provides a brilliant and clear-eyed appraisal of what is at stake, in this new century, in the survival of that inheritance.
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Susan Sontag is the internationally acclaimed author of four novels, a volume of stories and six collections of essays. Her most recent novel, In America, won the National Book Award in 2000. She lives in New York.
Where The Stress Falls by Susan Sontag
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