Susan Sontag and the age of celebrity

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Was the most recognisable writer of her generation little more than a high-class intellectual con-artist?   " data-adaptive-image-768-img="" data-adaptive-image-max-img=""> Susan Sontag’s position as the most respected and name-checked English-language critic of her time was accomplished in the face of some hefty obstacles. In an age of virtuoso performers (Joan Didion,
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