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James Agee • 174 Items / 12 Books, 22 Articles, 138 Reviews, 2 Poems
Agee on Film (1958)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books & Comment
    A Life in Reviews (Review)
    Agee on Film, by James Agee
    1. Agee on Film by James Agee
    The New Republic, December 1, 1958, pp. 18-19
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    Man in the Movies (Review)
    Agee on Film, by James Agee
    1. Agee on Film by James Agee
    Commentary, February 1959, pp. 176-178
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    Agee on Film: Reviewer Re-Viewed (Review)
    Agee on Film, by James Agee
    1. Agee on Film by James Agee
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1959, pp. 148-150
  4. Books, Arts, Manners
    The Education of James Agee (Review)
    Agee on Film, by James Agee
    1. Agee on Film by James Agee
    National Review, January 17, 1959, p. 464
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    The Critic in Love (Review)
    Agee on Film, by James Agee
    1. Agee on Film by James Agee
    The Reporter, December 25, 1958, p. 38
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    The Film (2 Reviews)
    Tale of Two Critics
    1. Agee on Film by James Agee
    2. Seen Any Good Movies Lately? by William Zinsser
    The Saturday Review, December 20, 1958, p. 9
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    Briefly Noted (4 Reviews)
    1. Beau Brummell: His Life and Times by Carlo Maria Franzero
    2. The Voyages of Joshua Slocum by Walter Magnes Teller and Joshua Slocum
    3. Agee on Film by James Agee
    4. Journeys to England and Ireland by Alexis de Tocqueville
    The New Yorker, December 13, 1958, pp. 214-218
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    The Literary Sampler (5 Reviews)
    Excerpts from New and Forthcoming Books
    1. Castles in the Air by Irene F. Castle, Bob Duncan, and Wanda Duncan
    2. Literary Distractions by Ronald A. Knox
    3. Agee on Film by James Agee
    4. The Territory Ahead by Wright Morris
    5. Friend to Friend by Pearl S. Buck and Carlos P. Romulo
    The Saturday Review, October 11, 1958, pp. 20-21
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    The New Books (9 Reviews)
    Academics, Owners, Artists, and Others
    1. The Academic Mind by Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Wagner Thielens, Jr.
    2. The Academic Marketplace by Theodore Caplow and Reece J. McGee
    3. Some of My Best Friends Are Professors by George Guion Williams
    4. The Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen
    5. Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King
    6. Agee on Film by James Agee
    7. Here, Of All Places! by Osbert Lancaster
    8. Journey to Poland and Yugoslavia, 1958 by John Kenneth Galbraith
    9. Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1958, pp. 88-101
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    Brief comments on recent books (25 Reviews)
    Studies in American Culture, by Joseph J. Kwiat and Mary C. Tunale
    1. Studies in American Culture by Joseph J. Kwiat and Mary C. Tunale
    2. Humanistic Existentialism by Hazel E. Barnes
    3. Man and the Sacred by Roger Caillois
    4. The Responsibility of the Artist by Jacques Maritain
    5. The Future of Public Education by Myron Lieberman
    6. The Mirage of Health by Rene J. Dubos
    7. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin by Leonard W. Labaree, William B. Willcox, and Benjamin Franklin, ...
    8. Mao Tse-Tung and I Were Beggars by Siao-Yu
    9. Algeria in Turmoil by Michael K. Clark
    10. France, Troubled Ally by Edgar S. Furniss, Jr.
    11. War in the Modern World by Theodore Ropp
    12. As Others See Us by Franz M. Joseph
    13. Prodigal Puritan by Vivian C. Hopkins
    14. The Fugitive Group by Louise Cowan
    15. Love and Death in the American Novel by Leslie Fiedler
    16. Thirty-Nine Poems by John Ciardi
    17. Bullet-Hunting, and Other New Poems by Melville Cane
    18. Painting in Italy by Amedeo Maiuri and Lionello Venturi
    19. Le Corbusier by Francoise Choay
    20. Frank Lloyd Wright by Vincent Scully
    21. Pier Luigi Nervi by Ada Louise Huxtable
    22. Antonio Gaudi by George Roseborough Collins
    23. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe by Arthur Drexler
    24. Alvar Aalto by Frederick Gutheim
    25. Agee on Film by James Agee
    The American Scholar, Summer 1960, pp. 418-449