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Susan Sontag

Author, Activist (16-Jan-1933 — 28-Dec-2004)


Liam Kennedy. Susan Sontag: Mind as Passion. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press. 1995. 146pp.

Leland Poague; Kathy A. Parsons. Susan Sontag: An Annotated Bibliography, 1948-1992. New York City: Garland Publishing. 2000. 596pp.

Leland A. Poague (editor). Conversations with Susan Sontag. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. 1995. 320pp.

Carl Rollyson; Lisa Paddock. Susan Sontag: The Making of an Icon. New York: W. W. Norton. 2000.

Carl E. Rollyson, Jr.. Reading Susan Sontag: A Critical Introduction to Her Work. Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. 2001.

Sohnya Sayres. Susan Sontag: The Elegiac Modernist. New York: Routledge. 1990.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.661)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1371)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.313)

  10. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1155-57)

  11. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.413-15)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.708)

  13. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.473)

  14. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.187)

  15. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1348-50)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.966)

  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.204)

  18. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.683)

  19. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.436)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.460)

  21. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.134)

  22. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.1007)

  23. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.2, pp.548-53)

  24. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.824)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.116)

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