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James Agee - American Writers 95

James Agee - American Writers 95: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1971
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    James Agee - American Writers 95
    Book Description:

    James Agee. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5210-5
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. James Agee
    (pp. 5-45)

    On May 16, 1955, while riding in a taxicab on his way to a doctor’s office, James Agee died of a heart attack. Two days later, theNew York Timesran his obituary. With the photograph that appeared next to the headline, the whole took up about three-fourths of a column. It included a brief summary of Agee’s career as poet, critic, novelist, reporter, and writer of movie scripts. It mentioned three books:Permit Me Voyage,the volume of youthful verse;Let Us Now Praise Famous Men,the account of a sojourn among the tenant farmers of Alabama;The Morning...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-47)