SIGNED Susan Sontag On Photography PB Atget Arbus Frank

Susan Sontag

On Photography

SIGNED Susan Sontag

On Photography. Essays by Susan Sontag. Anchor Books. First Anchor Books edition. 1990. Softcover. 208 pages. Originally published in 1973. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Susan Sontag on the half title page. Very good.

One of the most important books of photography criticism ever published. The essays in Susan Sontag's controversial collection were originally published in the New York Review of Books. They deal with the work of individual photographers (Atget, Sander, Evans, Frank, and Arbus, to name just a few) as well as with larger historical and philosophical issues regarding photography. Many of Sontag's conclusions are highly critical of photography as a means of experiencing the world. Required reading for anyone interested in the history, criticism, or just the enjoyment of photography.

Very Good. No Jacket as issued. Light rubbing to cover. Small right angle crease to the front cover upper right hand corner. Edge toning to pages. Otherwise a clean, tight, unmarked copy. Description: "Winner of the National Book Critics" Circle Award for Criticism (1977), this is "a brilliant analysis of the profound changes photographic images have made in our way of looking of the world and ourselves over the lost 140 years."-- Washington
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