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Sontag-Susan - still image

Sontag-Susan - still image

In her essays, or "case-studies," examining art and the "modern sensibility," Susan Sontag covered topics from photography to illness to fascism. One of the most widely read cultural critics of her generation, she was a lightning rod for both praise and vilification. She is pictured here on a visit to Israel to receive the 2001 Jerusalem Prize, an event which engendered much debate regarding her relationship with the Jewish community.

Institution: Jerusalem International Book Fair

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sontag-Susan - still image." (Viewed on April 17, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/sontag-susan-still-image>.