Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963

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Reborn is the compelling and frank early diary of Susan Sontag.

'Vivid, exhilarating, often moving . . . charts the development of a good writer and an important critic'Sunday Telegraph

'I intend to do everything . . . I shall anticipate pleasure everywhere and find it too, for it is everywhere! I shall involve myself wholly . . .everything matters!'

This first selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an astonishingly affecting, honest self-portrait which is also a fascinating, revealing account of an artist and critic being born. We see Sontag honing her skills and fashioning herself, by a supreme act of will, into an intellectual force.

'Fascinating. One can feel Sontag's mind beginning to ripen and bloom, and the full force of the intellectual originality that would be her hallmark emerging' Guardian

'Inspirational. Sontag shows us not just the importance, but the exhilaration of being earnest' New Statesman

'A fascinating document of her apprenticeship, charting her earnest quest for education, identity, and voice. Reborn is overwhelmingly a record of an inner landscape' New York Review of Books

'One of the finest American writers, thinkers, and political activists of the past four decades . . . an intimate portrait of her early life' Independent on Sunday

One of America's best-known and most admired writers, Susan Sontag was also a leading commentator on contemporary culture until her death in December 2004. Her books include four novels and numerous works of non-fiction, among them Regarding the Pain of Others, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, At the Same Time, Against Interpretation and Other Essays and Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963, all of which are published by Penguin. A further eight books, including the collections of essays Under the Sign of Saturn and Where the Stress Falls, and the novels The Volcano Lover and The Benefactor, are available from Penguin Modern Classics.

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Susan Sontag was born in Manhattan in 1933 and studied at the universities of Chicago, Harvard and Oxford. She is the author of four novels, a collection of stories, several plays, and six books of essays, among them Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors. Her books are translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001 she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work, and in 2003 she received the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. She died in December 2004.

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Reborn is the compelling and frank early diary of Susan Sontag. Vivid, exhilarating, often moving .charts the development of a good writer and an important critic Sunday Telegraph I intend to do everything .I shall anticipate pleasure everywhere and find it too, for it is everywhere! I shall involve myself wholly .everything matters! This first selection from Susan Sontag s diaries (from 1947-1963) takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an astonishingly affecting, honest self-portrait which is also a fascinating, revealing account of an artist and critic being born. We see Sontag honing her skills and fashioning herself, by a supreme act of will, into an intellectual force. Fascinating. One can feel Sontag s mind beginning to ripen and bloom, and the full force of the intellectual originality that would be her hallmark emerging Guardian Inspirational. Sontag shows us not just the importance, but the exhilaration of being earnest New Statesman A fascinating document of her apprenticeship, charting her earnest quest for education, identity, and voice. Reborn is overwhelmingly a record of an inner landscape New York Review of Books One of the finest American writers, thinkers, and political activists of the past four decades .an intimate portrait of her early life Independent on Sunday One of America s best-known and most admired writers, Susan Sontag was also a leading commentator on contemporary culture until her death in December 2004. Her books include four novels and numerous works of non-fiction, among them Regarding the Pain of Others, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, At the Same Time, Against Interpretation and Other Essays and Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963, all of which are published by Penguin. A further eight books, including the collections of essays Under the Sign of Saturn and Where the Stress Falls, and the novels The Volcano Lover and The Benefactor, are available from Penguin Modern Classics. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141045191

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Reborn is the compelling and frank early diary of Susan Sontag. Vivid, exhilarating, often moving .charts the development of a good writer and an important critic Sunday Telegraph I intend to do everything .I shall anticipate pleasure everywhere and find it too, for it is everywhere! I shall involve myself wholly .everything matters! This first selection from Susan Sontag s diaries (from 1947-1963) takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an astonishingly affecting, honest self-portrait which is also a fascinating, revealing account of an artist and critic being born. We see Sontag honing her skills and fashioning herself, by a supreme act of will, into an intellectual force. Fascinating. One can feel Sontag s mind beginning to ripen and bloom, and the full force of the intellectual originality that would be her hallmark emerging Guardian Inspirational. Sontag shows us not just the importance, but the exhilaration of being earnest New Statesman A fascinating document of her apprenticeship, charting her earnest quest for education, identity, and voice. Reborn is overwhelmingly a record of an inner landscape New York Review of Books One of the finest American writers, thinkers, and political activists of the past four decades .an intimate portrait of her early life Independent on Sunday One of America s best-known and most admired writers, Susan Sontag was also a leading commentator on contemporary culture until her death in December 2004. Her books include four novels and numerous works of non-fiction, among them Regarding the Pain of Others, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, At the Same Time, Against Interpretation and Other Essays and Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963, all of which are published by Penguin. A further eight books, including the collections of essays Under the Sign of Saturn and Where the Stress Falls, and the novels The Volcano Lover and The Benefactor, are available from Penguin Modern Classics. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141045191

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963, Susan Sontag, David Rieff, Reborn is the compelling and frank early diary of Susan Sontag. "Vivid, exhilarating, often moving .charts the development of a good writer and an important critic". (Sunday Telegraph). 'I intend to do everything.I shall anticipate pleasure everywhere and find it too, for it is everywhere! I shall involve myself wholly .everything matters!' This first selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an astonishingly affecting, honest self-portrait which is also a fascinating, revealing account of an artist and critic being born. We see Sontag honing her skills and fashioning herself, by a supreme act of will, into an intellectual force. "Fascinating. One can feel Sontag's mind beginning to ripen and bloom, and the full force of the intellectual originality that would be her hallmark emerging". (Guardian). "Inspirational. Sontag shows us not just the importance, but the exhilaration of being earnest". (New Statesman). "A fascinating document of her apprenticeship, charting her earnest quest for education, identity, and voice. Reborn is overwhelmingly a record of an inner landscape". (New York Review of Books). "One of the finest American writers, thinkers, and political activists of the past four decades .an intimate portrait of her early life". (Independent on Sunday). One of America's best-known and most admired writers, Susan Sontag was also a leading commentator on contemporary culture until her death in December 2004. Her books include four novels and numerous works of non-fiction, among them Regarding the Pain of Others, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, At the Same Time, Against Interpretation and Other Essays and Reborn: Early Diaries 1947-1963, all of which are published by Penguin. A further eight books, including the collections of essays Under the Sign of Saturn and Where the Stress Falls, and the novels The Volcano Lover and The Benefactor, are available from Penguin Modern Classics. Codice libro della libreria B9780141045191

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