James Agee

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James Agee
Agee pada tahun 1937
Agee pada tahun 1937
LahirJames Rufus Agee
27 November 1909
Knoxville, Tennessee, AS
Meninggal16 Mei 1955(1955-05-16) (umur 45)
New York City, AS
KebangsaanAmerika
Karya terkenalA Death in the Family, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
PasanganVia Saunders (1933-1938)
Alma Mailman (1938-1941)
Mia Fritsch (1946-1955; kematiannya)
AnakJoel (b. 1940)
Teresa
Andrea
John

James Rufus Agee (/ˈ/ AY-jee; 27 November 1909 – 16 Mei 1955) adalah seorang novelis, jurnalis, penyair, penulis naskah dan kritikus film Amerika. Pada 1940-an, ia menjadi salah satu kritikus film paling berpengaruh di AS. Novel autobiografi-nya, A Death in the Family (1957), membuat pengarangnya memenangkan Penghargaan Pulitzer 1958 secara anumerta.

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  • Letters of James Agee to Father Flye, ISBN 0-87797-301-6
  • James Agee, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, etc., The Library of America, 159, with notes by Michael Sragow, 2005.
  • Alma Neuman, Always Straight Ahead: A Memoir, Louisiana State University Press, 176 pages, 1993. ISBN 0-8071-1792-7.
  • Kenneth Seib, "James Agee: Promise and Fulfillment", in Critical Essays in Modern Literature, University of Pittsburgh Press, 175 pages, 1968.
  • Geneviève Moreau, "The Restless Journey of James Agee", William Morrow and Company, New York, 1977.
  • Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film, ed. Ian Aitken, London: Routledge, 2005

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