New use for Strauss

“‘I remember her writing those essays through the night, and listening to Elektra, very loud, with those women screaming. When she was completely wrung out, she’d take a nap on the floor by the typewriter. Two hours – then she was up and at it again.'”

-Richard Howard, on Susan Sontag, quoted by Joan Acocella in The Hunger Artist from the essay collection Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints