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Susan Sontag, 2001

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 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

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Susan Sontag, 2001." (Viewed on June 27, 2022) <https://jwa.org/media/sontag-susan-still-image>.

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