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Benjamin Moser

Forfatter af Sontag: Her Life and Work

5+ Værker 748 Medlemmer 19 Anmeldelser

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The Hour of the Star (1986) — Oversætter, nogle udgaver2,052 eksemplarer
The Complete Stories (2015) — Forord, nogle udgaver833 eksemplarer
Água Viva (New Directions Books) (1973) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver716 eksemplarer
The Chandelier (1946) — Translator & Editor, nogle udgaver207 eksemplarer
Nine Nights (2002) — Oversætter, nogle udgaver179 eksemplarer
The Woman Who Killed the Fish (1990) — Oversætter, nogle udgaver91 eksemplarer
Geography of Rebels (2018) — Efterskrift — 44 eksemplarer

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A fine, intense and detailed biography of US intellectual, essayist and novelist Susan Sontag.

Moser dug deep to show the complexity and contradictions of this woman. I can't remember who said that holding two contradictory concepts in the mind suggests adulthood. I am not sure that is the case, as with many, and Sontag, those contradictions are 'the child' and 'the adult'. Far more vulnerable than perceived from the outside, and this vulnerability leading, in later life especially, to bullying behaviour to those around her she was meant to love.

Unquestionably a fine if occasionally flawed mind. Time to revisit some of her essays.
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Caroline_McElwee | 8 andre anmeldelser | Feb 9, 2024 |
From the get go, there will be a feeling of here we go again as we pick up a few months after the first book. Ranger Darren must again investigate a case in the heart of Aryan Nation territory where he will be the outsider and the enemy in more ways than one. This time it is the son of the man he locked up in the first book. It will feel like more of the same...

But...

It is like having a great meal in the first book and the author invites you back the next day and the meal is just as great. Characters are not black and white. Every character has flaws and are fleshed out well. It doesn't rely on the trope of a black man investigating the aryan nation, but what does it mean to see each other as humans even as both are spitting bile at each other. How do you do your job and save a kid, even if that kid is taking the path of his father. It is so good.… (mere)
 
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Nerdyrev1 | 8 andre anmeldelser | Nov 23, 2022 |
Today (2022 0718 tu) the author published the advanced reading copy cover of Too Much of Life on insta.

Therefore I searched a little bit further and found 'the' biography. The English! discription is quite moving imho.

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uncorrected advanced reading copy - not for sale


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8 results in national dutch library kb … (mere)
 
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ruit | 7 andre anmeldelser | Aug 9, 2022 |

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