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Esther Bubley: On Assignment
Esther Bubley
193178857X
April 2005
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
In the mid-19th century, Esther Bubley's remarkable photo essays graced the pages of Life and Ladies Home Journal and enriched photographic record projects sponsored by corporations like Standard Oil. Images from her most important assignments are beautifully reproduced in this book, from her earliest work contributing to the files of the Office of War Information in the mid-1940s to a final, unpublished personal endeavor revolving around her pet Dalmatian. Pages of text interspersed throughout tell the story of Bubley's life and help contextualize the pictures. Also included are brief excerpts and illustrations of some of the magazine articles featuring her work, as well as contact sheets and images that weren't used in the final products. Old-fashioned hard work and a knack for making her subjects forget she...


Black and White and Noir: America's Pulp Modernism
Paula Rabinowitz
0231114818
May 2002
Textbook Paperback
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Review
"[E]rudite, often scintillating... Rabinowitz's essays flow from a central, cogent premise: that noir is not limited to Hollywood of private detective novels but must be addressed as a sweeping 'sensibility'... Black & White & Noir provides ample rewards." -- Cineaste
"Rabinowitz's analysis yields provocative insights." -- Choice
" Black & White & Noir draws our attention to the connections between history, cinema and crime fiction and the range of viewpoints inhabiting their respective underworlds. It deserves wide readership." -- William Field, Crime Time
" Black and White possesses a philosophical dimension, forcing its readers to reconsider their presuppositions about noir. Rabinowitz constantly pushes against the boundaries of the concept, inviting us to contemplate its significations and how they are...


Black and White and Noir: America's Pulp Modernism
Paula Rabinowitz
023111480X
May 2002
Hardcover
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Review
"[E]rudite, often scintillating... Rabinowitz's essays flow from a central, cogent premise: that noir is not limited to Hollywood of private detective novels but must be addressed as a sweeping 'sensibility'... Black & White & Noir provides ample rewards." -- Cineaste
"Rabinowitz's analysis yields provocative insights." -- Choice
" Black & White & Noir draws our attention to the connections between history, cinema and crime fiction and the range of viewpoints inhabiting their respective underworlds. It deserves wide readership." -- William Field, Crime Time
" Black and White possesses a philosophical dimension, forcing its readers to reconsider their presuppositions about noir. Rabinowitz constantly pushes against the boundaries of the concept, inviting us to contemplate its significations and how they are...


Chicago and Downstate: Illinois as Seen by the Farm Security Administration Photographers, 1936-1943
Robert L. Reid (Editor)
0252060784
May 1989
Paperback
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Feminist Review Issue 53: Speaking out: Researching and Representing Women
Feminist Review Collective (Editor)
0415145627
October 1996
Paperback
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Book Description
Who's Where and Where's Where: Constructing Feminist Literary Studies Mary Eagleton; Situated Voices: `Black Women's Experience' and Social Work Gail Lewis; Insider Perspectives or Stealing the Words out of Women's Mouths. Interpretation in the Research Process Diane Reay; Revolutionary Spaces, Photographs of Working-class Women by Esther Bubley 1940 - 1943 Jacqueline Ellis; Between Identification and Desire, Rereading Rebecca Janet Harbord; Poem: Daisy, Rose and Lily Claire Nicol; Reviews.


Silent Witnesses: Representations of Working-Class Women in the United States
Jacqueline Ellis
0879727446
August 1997
Paperback
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