ON PHOTOGRAPHY - Susan Sontag
One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography is a collection of essays by Susan Sontag. It originally appeared as a series of essays in the NY Review of books between 1973 and 1977. In 1977 it won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was selected among the top 20 books of the year by the editors of the New York Times Book Review.
This collection of six lucid and invigorating essays, the most famous being "In Plato's Cave", make up a deep exploration of how photography has affected society.
- Author - Susan Sontag
- Paperback, 207 pages
- First Delta printing - Oct 1978
- Edition: English
- 20.5cm x 13.5cm
“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality...One can't possess reality, one can possess images--one can't possess the present but one can possess the past.”
Due to the vintage nature of this book, it may contain small folds, and spots, which add to the unique character of well-loved, vintage items.