Susan Sontag Quotes (170 quotes)
Against Interpretation and Other Essays (2013 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141976471
“Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.”
The Imagination of Disaster from Against Interpretation and Other Essays (1966), p. 212 - Against Interpretation and Other Essays (1966)
“So successful has been the camera's role in beautifying the world that photographs, rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful.”
The Heroism of Vision, p. 85 - On Photography (1977)
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Born: January 16, 1933
Died: December 28, 2004 (aged 71)
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist
Bio: Susan Sontag was an American essayist, literary icon, and political activist whose works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, The Way We Live Now, and Regarding the Pain of Others.