Susan Sontag: Against Interpretation?
Suasn Sontag
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The question as I would like to reposition it is, “is Sontag categorically against interpretation?” I would answer that Sontag is not against interpretation per se, but rules of interpretation; she is against the practise of using an interpretative grid over and over to “decode” disparate works of art. When done indiscriminately the films in question begin to look alike, and the process reveals more about the critic than the film.
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Powell's has an interview with Annie Leibovitz, who collaborated with Sontag on Women.