Definition of Agee, James in English:

Agee, James

proper noun

  • (1909–55), US writer; full name James Rufus Agee. He wrote "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" (1941) after touring the South with photographer Walker Evans and "A Death in the Family" (1957), for which he was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize. He also wrote the screenplays for "The African Queen" (1951) and "The Night of the Hunter" (1955)


Agee, James