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On interpretation

My habit is to blog regularly for a week or so and then not blog for months.

My next blog will be On Interpretation. This is severely against my current heroine Susan Sontag’s views, who stood against interpretation of art. 87 more words


"Art and thought. That's what lasts. That's what continues to feed people and give them an idea of something better."

“To me, literature is a calling, even a kind of salvation. It connects me with an enterprise that is over 2,000 years old.

What do we have from the past?

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Was Sontag the real author of husband's 'Freud: The Mind of the Moralist'?

13 May 2019 | Alison Flood | The Guardian

A new biography of Susan Sontag is set to claim that the American writer was the true author of her first husband  808 more words


Bee On A Desert Chicory Wildflower

Bee On A Desert Chicory Wildflower — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“The primitive notion of the efficacy of images
presumes that images possess the qualities of real things, 16 more words


“The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions.”

“The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions.”

― Susan Sontag



This year’s Met Gala theme puzzled everyone, but I think in a sense the puzzlement also personified how the fashion industry acts at times.

When people first heard that the theme was “camp,” most people immediately thought of their summer nights in the woods, going on hikes and sleeping next to a campfire in a cozy little tent. 346 more words