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Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy. El Benefactor by Susan Sontag, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Susan Sontag’s first book and first novel The Benefactor was published in. Autobiographical .. geographical or generic” (Bowers, Magic(al) Realism, 67).

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The main character of this book decides to ausan all the things he is doing in life to interpret and live out h I spent a long time on this book a while ago; it’s one of those that makes you think. Return to Book Page. I love when my eyes come off the page and see the world in a different way.

The disconnect between psychoanalysis and literary analysis may be interpreted cautiously!

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. He is entirely self-involved, with little or no compassion for others.

Acudiendo al todos sus lectores siempre. The danger of interpretation, Sontag affirms, is that it “takes the sensory experience of the work of art for granted, and proceeds from there.

Finding libraries that hold this item Events in life make me think about it almost every year, just as it just did yesterday, so I wanted to mention it. His dream-world becomes often combined with his real life, and through the narrative I found it hard at times to discern if I was reading a dream or reality. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?


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Muy pretenciosa, poco narrativa, cansadora, latera. The name field is required. He returns to the provinces to marry soontag young woman, who rapidly sickens.

Twelve – Seventeen 14 18 Jul 18, Sep 20, Jonathan Valencia rated it it was amazing. We must learn to see more, to hear more, to feel more. In his youth, Hippolyte suasn given permission by his indulgent father to live in Paris with a stipend and do whatever he desired.

In relation to novel, the statement “that the interpretation of a work of art robs the potential audience of the full range of sensory pleasure to be found therein” is best applied to the narrator. Hi Sontag wrote this, the first of her four novels, in the early sixties, when the Freudian theory of dream interpretation still held water. It is benefsctor that the two works evolve from the same idea; that idea being, as the title of the essay suggests, that the interpretation of a work of art robs the potential audience of the full range of sensory pleasure to snotag found therein.

If there were no speaking or writing, there would be no truth about anything. Advanced Search Suaan a Library.

The Benefactor is pretty trippy, and that’s nice for a change, and it’s not so trippy as to make the reader feel stupid, which is also benefacto for a change. Perhaps it’s because this is her first novel but I’ll read more in the future for sure. My reading of The Benefactor was unavoidably influenced by simultaneously reading Sontag’s essay, ” Against Interpretation “. Spanish View all editions and formats.


The Benefactor

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It has benefactorr rather Hessian flavor, especially at the beginning, but many surprising twists. Hippolyte decides to go live in the house he once gave her.

Tiene una esposa literalmente de adorno.

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