George Rodger: An Adventure in Photography, 1908-1995

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Syracuse University Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 318 pages
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He was a trailblazing 20th-century British photojournalist but George Rodger lived in the adventurous tradition of 19th-century explorers. Co-founding Magnum Photos in 1947 with Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa, the modest Rodger was eclipsed by his partners.
 

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As the title of this affectionate biography suggests, George Rodger was as much explorer and adventurer as photojournalist. The British photographer was the contemporary and colleague of the ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Big Boys Dont Cry
7
192126
20
192635
35
The Making of a Professional 193640
39
194041
61
AugustDecember 1941
80
JanuaryJune 1942
88
August 1943May 1944
112
The Dire Sink of Iniquity June 1944May 1945
123
Summer 1945June 1947
146
February 1948February 1949
160
FebruaryMarch 1949
180
FebruaryNovember 1949
195
Fall 1949August 1951
206
September 1951December 1954
218

March 1942July 1943
102

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About the author (2003)

Carole Naggar is a writer, painter, curator, and American editor of Camera International.

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