James Agee

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Noun1.James Agee - United States novelist (1909-1955)
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As an independent researcher, he has published articles and lectured on James Agee at various forums and is a consultant for a forthcoming Agee documentary.
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In the chapter 'The Tradition: Fact and Fiction,' Coles begins with this claim: 'The heart of the matter is the pursuit of what James Agee called 'human actuality'-rendering and representing for others what has been witnessed, heard, overheard or sensed.' Coles cites James Agee, a celebrated American writer and critic who was always concerned with 'actuality.'
Far from stifling the creative impulses of American artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians, and actors, the Depression, he says, "bound people together in a collaborative effort to interpret and alleviate their plight." The names are familiar: Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, James Agee and Walker Evans, F.
Above all, Griffith transformed the medium of film into something that could tell a powerful, sprawling narrative.According to TIME, critic James Agee remarks that, in his own words, Griffith had aspired to "Above all...
Vik, known for her emotional and powerful voice, will perform Barber's setting of James Agee's 1938 prose poem "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," eight of the 12 poems for Emily Dickinson and five additional songs.
A COMPARATIVE SURVEY of the writings of four American movie critics whose careers overlapped in the 1940s--Otis Ferguson, James Agee, Manny Farber, and Parker Tyler--might seem the perfect setup for a narrowly specialized monograph.
ACCORDING TO JAMES AGEE'S 1949 essay in LIFE magazine, "Comedy's Greatest Era," the four pantheon figures of the 1920s were Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, and Buster Keaton.
Synopsis: In the summer of 1936, writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans, on assignment for Fortune magazine, went to central Alabama to document the lives of three white sharecropper families.
17 King was once the home of author James Agee, and the site where his Pulitzer-winning novel, A Death in the Family, was written.
So much tenderness and sadness in the lyrics by James Agee. It is indeed a description of a dream, of a slumber lasting 100 years.
Some chose to write about James Agee's life and the poetry that came from his experiences, leading to the section we know as Sure on this shining night.