James Agee

James Agee

November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955
Countries: USA

James Rufus Agee (ˈeɪdʒiː AY jee; November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955) was an American novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the U.S. His autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family (1957), won the author a posthumous 1958 Pulitzer Prize.