Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Essay: "Knoxville Summer of 1915." James Agee. 1938.

10-second review: Impressions of an idyllic, soft summer night surrounded by family and friends. Told from the point of view of a little boy.

Quote: “Also there is never one locust but an illusion of at least a thousand.” p. 173.

Comment: Actually part of Agee’s novel, A Death in the Family. Reminds of Remembrance of Things Past by Proust. RayS.

Best American Essays of the Century. Editors: Oates and Atwan. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 2000.

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