James Agee biography

James Agee

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1909 – 1955

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Who was James Agee?

James Rufus Agee was an American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the U.S. His autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family, won the author a posthumous 1958 Pulitzer Prize.

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Born
Nov 27, 1909
Knoxville
Also known as
  • James Rufus Agee
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • Knoxville
Died
May 16, 1955
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013