Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Contents Introduction 000 General Textual Method 000 A James Agee Chronology 000 James Agee's A Death in the Family 000 "towards the middle of the twentieth century" 000 "This little boy you live in": Perceptions c. 1911-1912 000 The Surprise: 1912 000 "Enter the Ford": Travel, 1913-1916 000 May 17, 1916: The Day Before 000 Daytime: May 18, 1916 000 Evening: May 18, 1916 000 Morning: May 19, 1916 000 "all the way home": The Last Day 000 Textual Commentary and Notes 000 Major Manuscript Variants 000 Marginal Notes 000 Word Choice Where No Preference Is Indicated 000 Paragraphing 000 Appendices I. How to Read the Corrected McDowell Edition of A Death in the Family from This Text and a Chart of Substantive Corrections to the Library of America Edition of A Death in the Family 000 II. A Structural Comparison of the Restored and the McDowell Editions 000 III. "Knoxville: Summer of 1915" 000 IV. Agee's Memories of His Father's Accident and the Day Before 000 V. Unfinished Draft of Agee's Letter to His Father 000 VI. Unfinished Draft of Agee's Letter to His Mother 000 VII. Letter from Agee's Mother [Mrs. Erskine (Laura Tyler Agee) Wright] Concerning A Death in the Family 000 VIII. Outline and Possible Introduction to Agee's Massive Autobiographical Project and the Place of "This book" in It 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Agee, James, 1909-1955. Death in the family.
Traffic accident victims -- Fiction.
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.