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Ruses and Ruminations: The Architecture of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

Blinder, Caroline. 2017. Ruses and Ruminations: The Architecture of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. In: Michael A. Lofaro, ed. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at 75: Anniversary Essays. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. ISBN 9781621902614 [Book Section]

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Chapter for a the centenary edition of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men -
A reading of The Shelter Section of James Agee and Walker Evans' study of three sharecropper families in the 1930s. It investigates the use of architectural and religious metaphor in the book - particularly as filtered through Agee's part lyrical part devotional rhetoric.

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Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

English and Comparative Literature

Dates:

DateEvent
25 January 2017Published

Item ID:

14830

Date Deposited:

17 Nov 2015 15:56

Last Modified:

06 Mar 2019 12:52

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http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/14830

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