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Life is not significant details, illuminated by a flash, fixed forever. Photographs are.

 
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Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag
  • Born: January 16, 1933
  • Died: December 28, 2004
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Novelist, Essayist, Filmmaker

Susan Sontag was an American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist. She mostly wrote essays, but also published novels; she published her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Her best-known works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will, The Way We Live Now, Illness as Metaphor, Regarding the Pain of Others, The Volcano Lover, and In America.

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