Portrait of the Writer – 250 schrijversportretten van grote fotografen

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portrait-of-the-writer-2013Goffredo Fofi (intr.)
Portrait of the Writer
Literary Lives in Focus

Thames & Hudson Ltd, oktober 2013
Hardcover, with 250 photographs, 512 pagina’s, 22 x 17 cm
ISBN 9780500517178, verkoopprijs € 29,99

[o.a. te koop bij bol.com]

A photographic journey that spans the greats of contemporary literature.

Portrait of the Writer is a collection of more than 250 images of the worlds most renowned and revered writers, as immortalized by renowned photographers. The book features unforgettable images of 20th-century literary greats Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Paul Sartre, Thomas Mann, Marcel Proust, Samuel Beckett to the stars of today Haruki Murakami, Zadie Smith, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan and many more.


… Auden by Avedon; de Beauvoir by Cartier-Bresson; Duras by Doisneau; Proust by Man Ray; Huxley by Halsman; Apollinaire by Picasso; Arundhati Roy by Raghu Rai; Raymond Carver by Bob Adelman; Zadie Smith by Eamonn McCabe …

Spanning the late 19th century to the present day, Portrait of the Writer is a dazzling collection. Many of the photographs are renowned icons of our time: others are less well known but demand discovery. Each image is accompanied by a concise biography of the author.

Goffredo Fofi (1937) is een Italiaans schrijver en filmcriticus. Hij schreef een voorwoord voor deze uitgave.


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