In America

By Susan Sontag

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Devan Anderson read 13 pages in In America

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Devan Anderson read 290 pages in In America

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You're going to finish?

2y

I'm returning the book and wanted to remember how far I'd gotten for when I pick it up again. I've only got 85 pages left, but I need to start "Mansfield Park" or I'll not finish it in time either.

2y

Joshua Neds-Fox In America

She takes a shot here, in chapter 8, at aging actresses who become acting gurus, and the nonsense they peddle as if it were hard won wisdom and craft.

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Joshua Neds-Fox In America

In Poland, you were allowed some practice of the arts of self-indulgence, but you were expected to be sincere and also to have high ideals—people respected you for that. In America, you were expected to exhibit the confusions of inner vehemence, to express opinions no one need take seriously, and have eccentric foibles and extravagant needs, which exhibited the force of your will, your appetitiveness, the spread of your self-regard—all excellent things.

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Joshua Neds-Fox finished reading In America

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Joshua Neds-Fox read 46 pages in In America

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Joshua Neds-Fox read 52 pages in In America

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Joshua Neds-Fox In America

...happiness is destined to become American, with an American standard of what it is to be happy.

Let's be honest, it is hard to swim upstream against this.

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