Paperback Stories : collected stories / Susan Sontag ; edited by Benjamin Taylor.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0241982715 9780241982716 (pbk.) :
The outspoken and inquisitive public intellectual's occasional forays into creative work led to a wealth of short fiction and autobiographical vignettes, collected here to cast light on a key element of Sontag's vision. 'Magnificent... Her famous seriousness pervades throughout... What's striking is the astonishing scope, potential and possibility Sontag saw in short fiction' Financial TimesThe complete collected short stories of Susan Sontag, one of the most brilliant and influential writers of the twentieth centurySusan Sontag is most often remembered as a brilliant essayist - inquisitive, analytical, fearlessly outspoken. Yet all throughout her life, she also wrote short stories: fictions which wrestled with those ideas and preoccupations she couldn't address in essay form. These short fictions are allegories, parables, autobiographical vignettes, each capturing an authentic fragment of life, dramatizing Sontag's private griefs and fears.Stories collects all of Sontag's short fic
Original title: Short stories
272 pages ; 20 cm