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“The most ecstatic piece of writing ever composed about an American summer.”

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Time Magazine called James Agee’s prose-poem , Knoxville, Summer 1915, “the most ecstatic piece of writing ever composed about an American summer.” It is a remarkable piece, written by Agee when he was only 28 in the year 1938. It is printed here in its entirety for educational purposes.

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Founder of Story Summit & MIT Center for Future Storytelling, Pres of Paramount Film Group, Production Chief of Disney Studios, optimist, author and teacher.

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David Paul Kirkpatrick

David Paul Kirkpatrick

Founder of Story Summit & MIT Center for Future Storytelling, Pres of Paramount Film Group, Production Chief of Disney Studios, optimist, author and teacher.

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