search for books and compare prices
Search >
cover image
W. Eugene Smith and the Photographic Essay
Click any price to visit the store and find more details or purchase the item. Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the United States via the least expensive method. Results are sorted by price, and shipping costs are not included. Permanent link:

Notes on prices

The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available.
Includes prices for new and used copies from resellers listed at Amazon (for that country).
Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date September 1, 1992
Pages 351
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521414647
ISBN-10 0521414644
Dimensions 1 by 9 by 11.50 in.
Weight 3.45 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $80.00
Other format details university press says people who bought this book also bought:
Exiles | Josef Koudelka | Diane Arbus | W. Eugene Smith | Let Truth Be the Prejudice | Michael Kenna
As reported by publisher description: Product Description: This is the first in-depth study of one of the most important photojournalists of the postwar period in America. Examining the antecedents for the photo-essay, a genre that Smith perfected, Glenn Willumson closely analyses the four works that he produced for Life magazine, and for which he is best known: 'Country Doctor', 'Spanish Village', 'Nurse-Midwife', and 'Man of Mercy'. In his study of these works, now acknowledged to set the standard by which the photo-essay is judged, Willumson also argues that Smith's essays are significant cultural documents. An engaging account of Smith's career, W. Eugene Smith and the Photographic Essay reproduces his work as it originally appeared in Life, making it accessible to a new generation.

Recency: These prices were retrieved a few seconds ago. The price comparison took about 5 seconds.

Shipping costs: The shipping cost shown by default, if you choose to display it, is the cheapest available for your destination.

Orders shipped across national borders or for countries other than the U.S.: Neither the sales price nor the shipping includes VAT, GST, customs, or other applicable taxes. Please consult the store to determine exact fees.

No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. is not a bookseller, just an information source.