James Agee Quote
A death in the family: a restoration of the author's text (2007 edition), Univ Tennessee Press - ISBN: 9781572335943
Picture Source: WikipediaJames Agee
Born: November 27, 1909
Died: May 16, 1955 (aged 45)
Bio: James Rufus Agee was an American author, 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, won the author a posthumous 1958 Pulitzer Prize.
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“The range of socially permissible and desirable satisfaction is greatly enlarged, but through this satisfaction, the Pleasure Principle is reduced—deprived of the claims which are irreconcilable with the established society. Pleasure, thus adjusted, generates submission.”