Agee



to one side; awry.
James, 1909–55, U.S. author, scenarist, and film critic.
Contemporary Examples

But the most fascinating sections are the germinal passages upon which agee would build and elaborate in the final version.
Revisiting James Agee: Discovering the Original ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’ Malcolm Jones June 6, 2013

A small, courtly man, agee was wearing a Panama hat and khaki suit, as if he had been scripted by Graham Greene.
Jerry Brown’s Castro Trouble A. L. Bardach October 4, 2010

A Death in the Family by James agee When agee died from a heart attack in 1955, the novel was not quite finished.
15 Posthumous Books, From Kafka to Stieg Larsson August 25, 2013

Coincidentally, Christenberry was born the same year agee and Evans made their trip to Alabama.
Revisiting James Agee: Discovering the Original ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’ Malcolm Jones June 6, 2013

Maybe a gentler way to say the same thing is that agee fails almost completely as a conventional magazine writer.
Revisiting James Agee: Discovering the Original ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’ Malcolm Jones June 6, 2013

Cotton Tenants may be no masterpiece, but it is an invaluable addition to the agee shelf.
Revisiting James Agee: Discovering the Original ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’ Malcolm Jones June 6, 2013

And [agee] said that a month later, [the CIA] did Bay of Pigs.
Jerry Brown’s Castro Trouble A. L. Bardach October 4, 2010

It was edited and published two years later, and won agee a posthumous Pulitzer Prize in 1958.
15 Posthumous Books, From Kafka to Stieg Larsson August 25, 2013

In 1998, agee settled in Havana and started a travel agency.
Jerry Brown’s Castro Trouble A. L. Bardach October 4, 2010

adjective
awry, crooked, or ajar
adverb
awry; at an angle
noun
James. 1909–55, US novelist, poet, and film critic. His works include the autobiographical novel A Death in the Family (1957)

fugitive, the father of Shammah, who was one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:11)

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