David Bromwich: James Agee, 7 September 2006
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Library of America, 818 pp., $35, October 2005, 1 931082 81 2Show More
Film Writing and Selected Journalism by James Agee.
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Brooklyn Is by James Agee.
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“... without limit, and, lacking the certainty of a completed thing, will never entirely disappoint. James Agee had a fortunate career on the face of it, as a New York freelance for almost two decades and then as a screenwriter. One of the large talents of American writing in the 1940s, Agee was a Southerner, from Knoxville, Tennessee, who came North, stayed and ...”