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adv. (''Scottish English and dialect, archaic'') Aside, on or to one side; awry; off from the straight line.


Agee is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Arthur Agee (born 1972), American basketball player and subject of the documentary Hoop Dreams
  • Chris Agee (born 1956), poet with dual Irish and American citizenship
  • G. Steven Agee (born 1952), American judge
  • James Agee (1909-1955), American novelist, poet, critic and screenwriter
  • Mary Cunningham Agee (born 1951), American former business executive, author, entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Philip Agee (1935-2008), former CIA employee and author
  • Steve Agee (born 1969), American actor
  • Tommie Agee (born 1942), American baseball player
  • Tommie Agee (American football player) (born 1964), American football player
  • William Agee (born 1938), American business executive
Agee (film)

Agee is a 1980 American documentary film directed by Ross Spears, about the writer James Agee. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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Many thanks to friends, family, and colleagues who read, critiqued, and contributed their expertise: Lyn Rosen, Danea Rush, Jonelle Niffenegger, Riva Lehrer, Lisa Gurr, Robert Vladova, Melissa Jay Craig, Stacey Stern, Ron Falzone, Marcy Henry, Josie Kearns, Caroline Preston, Bill Frederick, Bert Menco, Patricia Niffenegger, Beth Niffenegger, Jonis Agee and the members of her Advanced Novel class, Iowa City, 2001.

Agee trotted smilingly into the dugout and the Ebbets faithful shouted themselves hoarse all over again.

Along the way, of course, there have been films that broke these molds, including several biopics about Christ, most of them risible, notably Nicholas Ray's horrid King of Kings (1961), which the late writer and critic James Agee suggested should be retitled I Was a Teenage Jesus.