sunday sontag snippet.

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erlebt, ehrlich wahr

snippet from a wonderful interview with ever wonderful susan sontag:

INTERVIEWER
Do you mind being called an intellectual?
SONTAG
Well, one never likes to be called anything. And the word makes more sense to me as an adjective than as a noun, though, even so, I suppose there will always be a presumption of graceless oddity—especially if one is a woman. Which makes me even more committed to my polemics against the ruling anti-intellectual clichés—heart versus head, feeling versus intellect, and so forth.
INTERVIEWER
Do you think of yourself as a feminist?
SONTAG
That’s one of the few labels I’m content with. But even so . . . is it a noun? I doubt it.
 
Source: The Paris Review 

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