James Agee review of the movie, Wilson, circa 1944
- Agee, James, 1909-1955
- Physical Description:
- 2 items
- Restrictions on Access:
- Unrestricted access.
- The collection consists of two items, a manuscript draft of Agee's review for the movie Wilson, a 1944 biography of President Woodrow Wilson, and a typescript of the final copy of the review. Agee finds much to praise in the movie.
- In Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (#1990-0069R /VF Lit)
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased from Wilder Books, 1990.
- Administrative History:
- James Agee was an American author. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he attended Harvard, where he wrote both poetry and prose. After graduation he took a job with Fortune magazine, wrote book and movie reviews, and published poetry and several books, including Let us now praise famous men. After leaving Fortune, he collaborated on the screenplays for The African Queen and Night of the Hunter, and published several novels before his death. He was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his unfinished autobiographical novel, A death in the family.
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