Additional Resources for A Death in the Family by James Agee

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Doty, Mark, Tell Me Who I Am: James Agee's Search for Selfhood, Louisiana State University Press, 1981.

One of the most psychologically intensive studies of Agee's life, this book draws heavily off his letters and the writings of those who knew him.

Kramer, Victor A., "Remembrance of Childhood," in James Agee, Twayne's United States Authors Series, No. 252, Twayne Publishers, 1975, pp. 142—55.

This section of a standard overview of Agee's life and work focuses on A Death in the Family and how it joined the end of Agee's life with his first memories.

Lowe, James, The Creative Process of James Agee, Louisiana State University Press, 1994.

Lowe's general theme is "disparateness" throughout Agee's works: the ways in which his writings in different genres tended to draw in different directions.

Madden, David, ed., Remembering James Agee, Louisiana State University Press, 1974.

Madden provides a collection of essays by people who...

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