Agee, James Authors Literature
James Agee, American writer and poet, 1909-1955. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee. Agee is probably best known for his journalistic 1941 book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, in which he and photographer Walker Evans documented the hardships of sharecroppers during the Great Depression. Agee's father died in an automobile accident when Agee was a child. His fictionalized account of that event, A Death in the Family (1957), was published posthumously and won the Pulitzer Prize. Agee wrote in several other genres including short fiction, poetry, screenplays, and film criticism.
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- The Great Experiment - Article describes how, in 1933, Fortune magazine sent the tall young poet James Agee to Knoxville, Tennessee, to cover the story of the Tennessee Valley Authority project.
- I Hear America Singing: Poet/Writer James Agee - Short biography.
- PAL Research and Reference Guide: James Agee (1909-1955) - Bibliographic lists of primary works by Agee and authors books a and articles about him and his authors works.
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