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Is susan sontag the only critic left who still cares about high culture the essays in her new collection display a wide interest in literature, film. Read more from susan sontag on the new yorker. Intelligence, guest editor sontag notes in her introduction, is a literary virtue, not just an energy or aptitude given literary clothing and she. 2 juni 2015 ich bin keine intellektuelle ich bin schriftstellerin, alles andere ist ein missverständnis behauptete susan sontag, deren essays sie zu der.
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