Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at 75: Anniversary Essays

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Michael A. Lofaro
University of Tennessee Press, 2017 - Literary Collections - 414 pages
"This collection of essays illuminates a multitude of aspects of James Agee and Walker Evans's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Among the seventeen essays are the following: David Moltke-Hansen, "Consider the Ancient Generations: Share-Cropping's Strange Compulsion"; Sara Gardner, "A Southerner in New York: James Agee and Literary Manhattan in the 1930s"; David Madden, "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Is the Moby-Dick of Nonfiction"; Caroline Blinder, "Ruses and Ruminations: The Architecture of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men"; and Jeffrey Couchman, "The Cinematic Eye of James Agee in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.""--

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MICHAEL A. LOFARO, professor of English at the University of Tennessee, is the gen eral editor of The Works of James Agee series With Hugh Davis, he coed ited James Agee Rediscovered: Journals of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and Other Manuscripts.

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