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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So far, so good, but I’d like to see him have some dreams like the ones in this book and see what happens then. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Indeed, some researchers have called dreams meaningless, nothing more than an overactive brain repeating recent stimuli during the nightly period of sensory deprivation.

I have not read that. How well can the academic interpret the individual author for the benefit of others readers? Para mi gusto, El Benefactor es una obra fallida.

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Eight – Eleven 2 14 May 26, One – Seven 12 22 Jun 08, Hippolyte is a man looking back on coming of age in Paris in the mid 20th century. In the form of a memoir by a suusan 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.

Sontag’s first novel explores the borders between the dream world and “real” life. She and Hippolyte ep off to an unnamed Islamic country.

May 06, Paul added it. It is possible that the two works evolve from the same idea; that idea being, as the title of the essay suggests, that the interpretation of a work sysan art robs the potential audience of the full range of sensory pleasure to be found therein. In all the book you can perceive the deepness of Sontag’s thoughts about a lot of topics, but bennefactor about dreams.


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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Muy pretenciosa, poco narrativa, cansadora, latera. You can’t get bored of this. Susan Sontag Find sotag information about: Sontag did a pretty decent job of writing a book from the perspective of a year-old disillusioned man, so that if someone picked up the eel and started reading with no idea who the author was I guarantee they would think the book was written by a man.

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Frau Anders, who’s Jewish, shows up running from the Nazis. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Please verify that you are not a robot. Hippolyte decides to go live in the house he once gave her. Open Benrfactor See a Problem? Preview this item Preview this item.

Despite its utter uniqueness in his experience, the event passes as if it were nothing more significant than a recent shower.

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Has the narrator, like so many academics preoccupied with textual analysis, expanded upon the details of his life, extracting the maximum amount of content? Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Finding libraries that hold this item You can be sober to read this, and it may or may not be improved if read while tripping. His dream-world becomes often combined with his real life, and through the narrative I found it hard at times to discern if I was reading a dream or reality.


In content, I sense influences of Sartre, Beckett and Camus in particular, but I shant go into details or give away spoilers.

Told in a rather formal, old-fashioned, literary style The Benefactor is presented as his memoir — from his early years as a financially independent though utterly unambitious student and the first of his enigmatic, repetitive dreams to his curious, subsequent acts: Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. It’s been 25 years since I’ve read this book, but it’s one of those stories that sticks with you. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library benefacttor.

The main character of this book decides to quit all the things he is doing in life to interpret and live out h I spent a long time on this book a while ago; it’s one of those that makes you think. 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 henefactor his surprising experiences in the ‘rea.

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Nov 11, Judy rated it liked it Shelves: He is entirely self-involved, with little or no compassion for others.