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Lottman, Herbert R.

Works: 108 works in 606 publications in 9 languages and 15,058 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Redactor
Classifications: PQ2605.A3734, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Herbert R Lottman
Albert Camus : a biography by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

91 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the French author who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957
Flaubert : a biography by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

38 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi om den franske forfatter (1821-1880)
The Left Bank : writers, artists, and politics from the Popular Front to the Cold War by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

28 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over het intellectuele leven in Parijs tussen 1935 en 1955
The Michelin men : driving an empire by Herbert R Lottman( )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of how two brothers - Edouard and Andre Michelin - turned a sleepy, family tyre firm in the heart of rural France into one of the most innovative and successful industrial empires in the world. Edouard, a landscape painter at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, displayed an engineering genius for tyre-making and product innovation, whilst Andre, trained as an engineer, displayed a creative genius for advertising and marketing. Together they kick-started the world motor industry and created a tourist industry around the motor car and their now legendary "Michelin Guides". The Michelin history, as described here by Herbert Lottman, reveals insights into the development of this business."--Jacket
Pétain, hero or traitor : the untold story by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

13 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856? 23 July 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain (French: [fi.lip pe.t̃]) or Marshal Pétain (Maréchal Pétain) or The Lion of Verdun, was a French general who reached the distinction of Marshal of France, and was later Chief of State of Vichy France (Chef de l'État Français), from 1940 to 1944. Pétain, who was 84 years old in 1940, ranks as France's oldest head of state."--Wikipedia
Colette : a life by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the many sides of the French writer and novelist Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, who became simply Colette, and remained the center of Parisian social and cultural life for fifty years
Jules Verne : an exploratory biography by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on previously unpublished letters and papers, Herbert R. Lottman reveals Jules Verne, the pioneer of the science fiction genre and the uncannily accurate forecaster of twentieth-century invention, in an entirely new light. In this groundbreaking biography, Lottman explores the dark, private side of the visionary writer. In his long-lost novel, Paris in the Twentieth Century (published in France in 1994, and in the United States in early 1997), Verne predicted a world filled with both technological achievements and monstrosities: cars, fax machines, synthesizers, computers, mass transit, and the electric chair. With uncharacteristic mistrust, Verne simultaneously marveled at the inventions and despaired at what drove people to create them. It is this elusive, disillusioned aspect of Verne that Herbert Lottman captures here. Tracing Verne's life from his childhood in Nantes to his self-imposed exile outside of Paris as an adult. Lottman sketches a vivid portrait of the man. Lottman brings to light for the first time Verne's secret struggles with his constant wanderlust, his unhappy marriage, his rebellious son, and his overbearing editor-publisher, Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Man Ray's Montparnasse by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man Ray, the renowned photographer, was there to document it all. His world was filled with artists, writers, and poets, and his camera was his key, allowing him access to cafes, salons, artists' studios, and writers' homes. Within a year of his arrival, he was invited to be Gertrude Stein's official portraitist and to record the image of Marcel Proust on his deathbed. He photographed Pablo Picasso and Peggy Guggenheim, made films alongside the Dadaists, and played chess with Marcel Duchamp. Illustrated with Man Ray's own photographs, this book chronicles a legendary time and place."--Jacket
The purge by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in French and English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ManRay : photography and its double by Man Ray( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man Ray (1890-1976), was one of the co-founders of New York Dada. When he arrived in Paris in the 1920s he was already friends with Duchamp and many Parisian Surrealists, who welcomed him with great enthusiasm. He is unquestionably recognized as the most original photographer of our century. With his photographs, Rayographs, solarizations, and various experimentation with Surrealist doctrines in the darkroom, his photographic contribution to art and especially surrealism is matchless. Thanks to his famous portraits of contemporaries - artists, writers and celebrities - he also became the most notable chronicler of the inter-national Avant-garde movement of the 1920s and 1930s. This remarkable monograph published to coincide with the historic exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, is entirely dedicated to Man Ray's photographic oeuvre. The Centre Pompidou is the recipient of the Man Ray archives - some 13,000 negatives and 5,000 prints - which reveal for the very first time never before published photographs (a great amount consisting of erotic compositions). One-third of these photographs have never been seen. Not only the finished photos, but also the process - crops, background manipulation and other methods. The book with its new images presents for the very first time a true picture of the artist, and a vital addition to the many publications about Man Ray that appeared throughout this century, many of which are long out of print. This monograph is a must for Man Ray experts, for those interested in photography, and a wonderful introduction to students and others not yet sufficiently familiar with Man Ray's work
How cities are saved by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of Paris : June 1940 by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And finally the unthinkable happened: The Germans arrived. Full of tension, suspense, turmoil, excitement, confusion, false hopes, and despair, The Fall of Paris sweeps the reader along and brings an unforgettable experience alive
The French Rothschilds : the great banking dynasty through two turbulent centuries by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Russian and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There have been a number of books on the Rothschilds, but never one that focused so closely on the French branch of the family. Yet the French Rothschilds, with their eventful careers in both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and the anti-Semitism they faced; their contribution to the settlement of Palestine; the assaults they endured from first the Petain regime and later the Mitterrand Socialists; and their famous racehorses and prestigious wines, are in many respects the most fascinating branch of this astonishing family
La Rive gauche : du Front populaire à la guerre froide by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

44 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur décrit son ouvrage comme une histoire politique plutôt que littéraire. Il précise qu'il traite en priorité d'histoire culturelle et décrit les guerres politico-littéraires parisiennes (de la Rive gauche) entre 1930 et 1950. L'influence de cette "Rive gauche" dépassait très largement les frontières de la France. Les écrivains "engagés" de gauche font l'objet d'une attention beaucoup plus soutenue que les écrivains catholiques (Mounier, Fumet, etc.). Parmi les écrivains de droite, Lottman se limite pratiquement à ceux qui basculeront, en 1940, dans la collaboration. Si, comme le souligne Christian Jelen, Lottman ne s'attarde pas sur les idéologies qui sous-tendent les engagements politiques (communisme/fascisme) qu'il décrit, il prouve - grâce aux techniques anglo-saxonnes d'enquête - que "les périodes d'engagement politique les plus intenses ont été les plus pauvres en créations littéraires."
Detours from the grand tour by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people's anger : justice and revenge in post-liberation France by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pétain by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'écrivain engagé et ses ambivalences : de Chateaubriand à Malraux by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour comprendre l'interaction entre la réputation d'un écrivain et l'engagement pour une cause, H. Lottman dresse un panorama : Zola, Proust, Barrès et Daudet lors de l'affaire Dreyfus, Chateaubriand partagé entre sa notoriété d'artiste et son pouvoir d'homme public, le parcours de Lamartine, George Sand et la IIIe République, le portrait croisé de Gide et de Malraux
Théâtre de la Mode : fashion dolls : the survival of haute couture( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harnessing the romance of the world of fashion and high art, this fascinating story of a collection of miniature mannequins describes the birth of Theatre de la Mode, the Theater of Fashion. Full of stars such as Robert Ricci (Nina Ricci's son), filmmaker Jean Cocteau, and other members of the 1944 haute couture industry, the story follows 237 miniature fashion dolls through their epic tour of Europe and North America, bringing fashion, elegance, and beauty into a war-torn world. Also included are new colour photographs of the mannequins, the reconstructed sets, and close-up details of clothing so sewers, designers, and fashion mavens can appreciate the creativity of Paris designers at the end of World War II
La Dynastie Rothschild by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in French and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Michelin men : driving an empire
The Left Bank : writers, artists, and politics from the Popular Front to the Cold WarThe Michelin men : driving an empireMan Ray's MontparnasseManRay : photography and its doubleThe French Rothschilds : the great banking dynasty through two turbulent centuriesThéâtre de la Mode : fashion dolls : the survival of haute couture
Alternative Names
Herbert Lottman Amerikaans journalist (1927-2014)

Herbert Lottman escritor, periodista y biógrafo estadounidense

Herbert R. Lottman

Lottman, H. R. 1927-

Lottman, H. R. 1927-2014

Lottman, Herbert.

Lottman, Herbert 1927-

Lottman Herbert 1927-2014

Lottman, Herbert Roger

Lottman, Herbert Roger 1927-2014

Lottmann, Herbert 1927-

로트먼, 허버트 R. 1927-2014

ロットマン, H. R

ロットマン, ハーバート

ロットマン, ハーバート・R

English (183)

French (153)

Spanish (31)

Italian (17)

Japanese (7)

Polish (2)

Russian (2)

Czech (2)

Chinese (1)