Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy. El Benefactor by Susan Sontag, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Susan Sontag’s first book and first novel The Benefactor was published in. Autobiographical .. geographical or generic” (Bowers, Magic(al) Realism, 67).

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It may seem odd that, just at this point, in discussing a dream which presented me with so clear an image of my own enslavement, I should speak of freedom. Sontag, mostrando todas sus referencias. Jan 16, Dylan rated it it was amazing.

Though it does that too Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Jan 06, Anjali rated it liked it. Me declaro admirador de Susan Sontag.

Write a review Rate this item: Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Nov 11, Judy rated it liked it Shelves: In the form of a memoir by a latter-day Candide named Hippolyte, The Benefactor leads us on a kind of psychic Grand Tour, in which Hippolyte’s violently imaginative dream life becomes indistinguishable from his surprising experiences in the ‘real world.

May 25, Steven Pennebaker rated it really liked it. I can’t wait to read more of Sontag’s fiction.

Mar 16, Nicholas Dicarlo rated it really liked it. You would never know the result until you read the last paragraph!! You can’t get bored of this. But I will share some notes from my reading of the essay and the novel I thought about that a lot while reading this book, even though the story lines are pretty freaking different.


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I’m not sure if I dig her all that much as an author, which sort eusan makes me feel like a tool. It was a difficult read. I am interested in my dreams as – acts.

Suddenly, Frau Anders shows up at Hippolyte’s door, so it can’t be her who is sitting in the kitchen in a housekeeper’s uniform. I beg the reader not sussn avail himself of this simple way out, without at least considering my own example. I spent a long time on this book a while ago; it’s one of those that makes you think. Advanced Search Find a Library.

One of the most intelligent and imaginative novels I have read. I love this weird book about dreams! I read it because it susa on the list of My Big Fat Reading Project and because I am reading everything I can by women known to be intellectuals, outside of the usual box of female fiction writers, and possessed of a prickly nature. The E-mail Address es field is required. Frau Anders is a matronly socialite, given to nightly soirees, where she collects the talented and famous.

Hippolyte decides to go live in the house he once gave her. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Hippolyte is for the most part drawn to women. While I’m surprised to generalize like this, I have to say it’s a very “male” book, and if I hadn’t known, I would easily assume the author was a man.


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Hippolyte has nothing godlike or goddesslike about benrfactor. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Paperbackpages. Refresh and try again. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. May 06, Dave added it.

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You can be sober to read this, and it may or may not be improved if read while tripping. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?