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From the Archives: Why James Agee Still Matters

November 1, 2014
From the Archives: Why James Agee Still Matters

John Updike once affably damned James Agee as a wasted talent who failed to cultivate his craft. Liza Birnbaum replies with a defense of the glories of Agee’s ragged, heartfelt work.