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Rereading as Rebirth: Young Susan Sontag on Personal Growth, the Pleasures of Revisiting Beloved Books, and Her Rereading List
Rereading as Rebirth: Young Susan Sontag on Personal Growth, the Pleasures of Revisiting Beloved Books, and Her Rereading List

“Stop! I cannot think this fast! Or rather I cannot grow this fast!”

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Susan Sontag’s Bulletpointed Bodily Self-Portrait
Susan Sontag’s Bulletpointed Bodily Self-Portrait

Low blood pressure, loves sleep but grinds teeth, craves pure sugar but dislikes desserts.

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Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes
Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes

How lists confer value and guarantee existence.

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Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts
Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts

“Art is a form of consciousness.”

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Susan Sontag on the Creative Purpose of Boredom
Susan Sontag on the Creative Purpose of Boredom

“Most of the interesting art of our time is boring.”

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Susan Sontag on Sex
Susan Sontag on Sex

“If only I could feel about sex as I do about writing! That I’m the vehicle, the medium, the instrument of some force beyond myself.”

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The Quartet of Creativity: 28-Year-Old Susan Sontag on the Four People a Great Writer Must Be
The Quartet of Creativity: 28-Year-Old Susan Sontag on the Four People a Great Writer Must Be

“A great writer has all 4 — but you can still be a good writer with only 1 and 2.”

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Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education
Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education

A new order of knowledge for cultivating lifelong learning.

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Susan Sontag’s List of Beliefs at Age 14 vs. Age 24
Susan Sontag’s List of Beliefs at Age 14 vs. Age 24

“The only difference between human beings is intelligence.”

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Susan Sontag on Life, Death, Art, and Freedom
Susan Sontag on Life, Death, Art, and Freedom

“Oh, where is the out-going freedom, the instrumental freedom from, freedom that is not this enormous possession of one’s own heart which is death?”

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