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Stefan Lorant : godfather of photojournalism

Author: Michael Hallett
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Michael Hallett first interviewed Stefan Lorant in late 1990 and spent the following years researching and interviewing his subject. In Stefan Lorant: Godfather of Photojournalism, he examines the man's public image, huge ego, manipulative nature, callousness, and love of subterfuge and confusion but also reveals Lorant's warmth, generosity, passion, and extraordinary humanity. In this biography, Hallett also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hallett, Michael.
Stefan Lorant.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
(OCoLC)681740684
Named Person: Stefan Lorant; Stefan Lorant; Stefan Lorant
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hallett
ISBN: 0810856824 9780810856820
OCLC Number: 60557541
Description: xiv, 199 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Hungary and Czechoslovakia --
Austria, Germany and back to Hungary --
England --
United States of America.
Responsibility: Michael Hallett.
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"Michael Hallett first interviewed Stefan Lorant in late 1990 and spent the following years researching and interviewing his subject. In Stefan Lorant: Godfather of Photojournalism, he examines the man's public image, huge ego, manipulative nature, callousness, and love of subterfuge and confusion but also reveals Lorant's warmth, generosity, passion, and extraordinary humanity. In this biography, Hallett also focuses on the emergence of modern mass communication throughout Europe and the United States in the 20th century, highlighting Lorant's place in the development and progress of picture magazines and the editorial process."--Jacket.

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Stefan Lorant (1901-1997) started out as a filmmaker but later became a magazine editor in England and the US, giving Alfred Eisenstadt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, and Andre Kertesz some of Read more...

 
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