The Moral Superiority of the Novel by Susan Sontag


The Guardian (my favourite!) has just published an essay by Susan Sontag entitled Pay Attention to the World. It compares the novelist’s traditional task to the new task they face in modern culture (and the predicted ‘hypernovel’), and contains some wonderful observations.

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3 responses to “The Moral Superiority of the Novel by Susan Sontag

  1. Danielle

    I keep seeing links to this–I need to go and read it!

  2. Wendy

    Today I nominated your wonderful blog for The Thinking Blogger Award – go check it out on my blog: caribousmom.blogharbor.com

    Hope you will pass along the joy to other bloggers!

  3. verbivore

    This is a wonderful article, thanks for linking to it.

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