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"The World as India" by Susan Sontag

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"The World as India" by Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag
American writer and filmmaker, a professor and a political activist
cultural and an intellectual celebrity
wrote about areas of conflict
mostly topics: photography, culture, media, AIDS, illness, human rights, communism
The New York Review of Books: "one of the most influential critics of her generation."
directed films, wrote books, ...
Susan's prizes
2001: Jerusalem Prize

2003: Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

2003: Prince of Asturias Award
Personal life
* 16.01.1933 in Tucson
attended high school in Los Angeles
father died on tubercolosis
Mother was often away
1950: married Philip Rieff
recieved B.A. from College of Chicago
graduated in Havard University and Saint Anne's College in Oxford
1986: Mother died on lung cancer
† 28.12.2004
The world as India
over 400 individual languages are spoken

22 languages are official today

Problems for administration?
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Sources
http://www.susansontag.com/prize/onTranslation.shtml
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Sontag
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Sontag
http://www.susansontag.com/SusanSontag/index.shtml
http://www.susansontag.com/prize/about.shtml
http://www.susansontag.com/index.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_York_Review_of_Books
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Sarajevo
http://www.susansontag.com/SusanSontag/images/susanBioImage01.jpg
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