1933-2004 American Writer, Filmmaker, Critic, commentator on modern culture

Editor's note. Susan Sontag died in New York on December 28, 2004.

In 1948 she entered the University of California at Berkeley, ultimately graduating from University of Chicago in 1951. In 1948. she married a sociology instructor, Philip Rief; they divorced in the late 1950s. From 1955-1957, she attended Harvard in pursuit of her Ph.D.

High-priestess of the avant-garde.

She won a MacArthur Foundation Grant in 1990.




Some of Susan's films are in the Anthology Film Archive, New York.

Sources: http://www.susansontag.com/ Sontag, Susan, "The Volcano Lover: A Romance", Anchor Books, NY, 1993 http://www.abc.net.au/rn/arts/atoday/stories/s133826.htm Last Updated 05.07.04

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