- Series: Pocket Paragon Series
- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: David R Godine; First Edition edition (October 30, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1567922996
- ISBN-13: 978-1567922998
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.5 x 7.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #514,936 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Margaret Bourke-white: The Early Work, 1922-1930 (Pocket Paragon Series) Paperback – October 30, 2005
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From the Back Cover
In looking at Bourke-White's photographs from her student days and following the scope of her career in photojournalism until her death, it is difficult to believe that all of this was the work a single person. There is a consistent strain throughout her career that can best be described as power. Each picture has this vusal stranth, whether a waterfall or the dramatic incandescent flow of molten steel in a darkened mill. Added to other aspects of her photographic art was her personal will. She established photojournalism standards that became a great gift to journalists of the twentieth century. All of this from Bourke-White, a tiny woman, but a giant among her fellow photojournalists. Her images burned into the memory of Americans for decades of life. This book reveals the foundation of her career. -- Robert J. Doherty, Former Director, George Eastman House
About the Author
Ronald E. Ostman is a professor in the Department of Communications at Cornell University. <P>Harry Littell is a photographer, an artist, and a teacher at Tompkins Cortland Community College, in Dryden, New York.