On Photography

By Susan Sontag

Winner of the nationwide publication Critics' Circle Award for Criticism.

One of the main extremely popular books of its style, On Photography first seemed in 1977 and is defined by means of its writer as "a growth of essays in regards to the which means and occupation of photographs." It starts off with the well-known "In Plato's Cave"essay, then deals 5 different prose meditations in this subject, and concludes with a desirable and far-reaching "Brief Anthology of Quotations."

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