The Photographs of Marion Post Wolcott: The Library of Congress

The Photographs of Marion Post Wolcott: The Library of Congress

by Francine Prose
     
 

This book is part of a completely new photography series, featuring The Library of Congress’ internationally renowned collection of Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographs which provide a unique view of American life during the Great Depression and Second World War. Fields of Vision: The Photographs of Marion

Overview


This book is part of a completely new photography series, featuring The Library of Congress’ internationally renowned collection of Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographs which provide a unique view of American life during the Great Depression and Second World War. Fields of Vision: The Photographs of Marion Post Wolcott includes an introduction to her life and 50 evocative images selected from her work, offering a glimpse of her inspiring and experimental style that became far more than reportage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904832416
Publisher:
D Giles Limited
Publication date:
07/17/2008
Series:
Fields of Vision Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,090,089
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Francine Prose is the author of 13 books of fiction, including the novel Blue Angel (2001), a finalist for the National Book Award and The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists they Inspired (2003). A recipient of numerous grants and awards, including Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, she was a Director's Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Amy Pastan is an independent editor and scholar, formerly of the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The Preface is by W. Ralph Eubanks, director of publishing at The Library of Congress.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
April 1, 1947
Place of Birth:
Brooklyn, New York
Education:
B.A., Radcliffe College, 1968

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