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On Photography

(1973)
A non fiction book by

 
 
First published in 1973, this is a study of the force of photographic images which are continually inserted between experience and reality. Sontag develops further the concept of "transparency". When anything can be photographed and photography has destroyed the boundaries and definitions of art, a viewer can approach a photography freely with no expectations of discovering what it means. This collection of six lucid essays, the most famous being "Plato's Cave" make up a deep exploration of how the image has affected society.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 1977 : USA Hardback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-374-22626-1 / 978-0-374-22626-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
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September 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-14-005397-2 / 978-0-14-005397-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: On Photography (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-14-103578-1 / 978-0-14-103578-9 (UK edition)
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November 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: On Photography (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-14-118716-6 / 978-0-14-118716-7 (UK edition)
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August 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-312-42009-9 / 978-0-312-42009-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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July 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-385-26706-1 / 978-0-385-26706-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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February 1989 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-374-52113-1 / 978-0-374-52113-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
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September 1978 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-385-28757-7 / 978-0-385-28757-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delta
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August 1978 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Photography
Author(s): Susan Sontag
ISBN: 0-440-56696-7 / 978-0-440-56696-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell
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September 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: On Photography
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September 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: On Photography
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September 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: On Photography
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December 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: On Photography (Penguin Modern Classics)
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