On Photography

By Susan Sontag

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

One of the main very popular books of its variety, On Photography first seemed in 1977 and is defined through its writer as "a development of essays in regards to the which means and occupation of photographs." It starts off with the recognized "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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