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William Gass, Interview

William Gass

William Gass, Interview

by William Gass

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Published by Amer Audio Prose Library Inc .
Written in English

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    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12031179M
    ISBN 101556440138
    ISBN 109781556440137
    OCLC/WorldCa633395123

    A half century ago, William H. Gass completed his doctoral dissertation in philosophy. Its title, “A Philosophical Investigation of Metaphor,” seems prophetic, announcing the two constants that would fill the many books he’d eventually write: intellectual might, and a consuming relationship with language and imagery. The combination produced writing that could win readers over via . Enjoy latest William H. Gass quotes from interviews. Share with friends! Last added quote:

    Last week, one of my favorite authors, William H. Gass, died at ninety-three. He was an elder statesman of postwar American fiction. His novels include the lauded Omensetter’s Luck, The Tunnel, and Middle C, and he also wrote a number of insightful essays on the craft of writing.. His prose is difficult, brooding, and deeply lyrical, and his stories are told almost exclusively . Discover William H. Gass famous and rare quotes. Share William H. Gass quotations about writing, books and hate. Book by William H. Gass, 17 Copy quote. What else is soul but a listener? Interview with Stephen Schenkenberg, November,

    The “Movement of Matter in Mind”: William H. Gass’s Transformative Translations of Rilke. I would like to say a motivation for this paper is that one of William H. Gass’s least read and least appreciated books is Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation, and I want to direct some much-deserved attention to this oddly beautiful and beautifully odd book; but in .   William Gass, who died last December at lived in St. Louis and taught at Washington University for much of his career. Book Blog William Gass, translations are .


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Why you should read: William H Gass The novelist, William Gass and philosopher is a difficult read – but even at 91 he is able to create novellas of. The following interview is the result of a long, informal conversation recorded during one drizzly day while strolling from Ninth Street to a gallery on Washington Square East—where an exhibition of monotypes by William Gass Dieppe, based on William Gass’s book On Being Blue, was opening that evening—and then finally arriving, thoroughly damp, at the Grand Ticino restaurant on.

William Gass teaching at Washington University, Photo: Washington University Magazine   In the book-bound alcove off the bare room where he writes when at home, William Gass gave this interview in July of Sitting in cutoffs and T-shirt, sipping on a.

William H. Gass, author of Omensetter’s Luck, In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, and Middle C, died on Wednesday at the age of 93 at his home in St. Louis. Gass was a boundary-breaking experimental writer (please read In the Heart of the Heart of the Country) as well as a critic, essayist and philosophy importantly, Gass was a reigning.

William H. Gass: I think in one sense, the fiction’s what matters most to me. But in making them, no. But in making them, no. And sometimes the. Conversations with William H. Gass captures the William Gass and philosophical acumen of one of America's most important aestheticians, critical theorists, fiction writers, and essayists.

From his first major novel, Omensetter's Luck (), to his numerous collections of essays and philosophical inquiries, to his controversial novel The Tunnel (), Gass (b. 3/5(1). This career-spanning interview, peppered with anecdotes and reminiscences about Stanley Elkin, Robert Coover, Howard Nemerov, Mona Van Duyn, and others, finds Gass elaborating on his literary and.

New Gass-Focused Issue of the North Dakota Quarterly. I highly recommend you click through to check out the details of the latest issue of the North Dakota Quarterly, which includes loads of Gass-related material, including an interview I’d never read before that focuses on William Gaddis.

I was pleased to support the quarterly with a purchase; orders yours today. The Tunnel is William H. Gass's novel that took 26 years to write and earned him the American Book Award of It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award.

The Tunnel is the work of William Frederick Kohler, a professor of history at an unnamed university in the American 's introduction to his major work on World War II, Guilt and Author: William H. Gass. Kohler’s words seem especially resonant today, and their power is undiminished by the fact that their author exists only as a character in a Author: Alec Nevala-Lee.

THE LEGENDARY NOVELIST William H. Gass’s long-anticipated new work, Middle C, is a caustic delight. The author’s third full-length work of fiction, Middle C follows the fortunes of Joseph.

Interview with William Gass. by Mary White; ; William Gass’ latest book is Middle C, the story of Joseph Skizzen, part-time musician, librarian, professor, Inhumanity Museum founder and keeper. Inthe Skizzens pretend to be Jewish and leave Graz, Austria to escape the Nazis.

William Gass’s contribution to The Story About the Story Vol. I, “In Terms of the Toenail: Fiction and the Figures of Life,” first appeared in New American Review and is the title piece of his book of criticism, Fiction and the Figures of Life.

Seven volumes of essays would follow to accompany six of fiction, including, most recently, Middle C. William Howard Gass (born J ) is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and former philosophy professor. He has written three novels, three collections of short stories, a collection of novellas, and seven volumes of essays, three of which have won National Book Critics Circle Award prizes and one of which, A Temple of Texts (), won the Truman Nationality: American.

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Janssens --An Interview with William Gass. The protagonist of William Gass’s “Middle C” is a fraudulent academic who obsessively catalogs the world’s evils in the “Inhumanity Museum” in his attic. William H.

Gass understands language and literature like someone whos immortal, whos been studying literature since Plato was around, Gass takes words strings them together creates something grand, that is beyond what you think words can be and should do, I fear Im too dumb to understand what On Being Blue means or rather its impossible for me /5.

Gass is also known as a profound and witty interviewee. Major magazines and newspapers as well as scholarly journals devote pages to their conversations with him, including, ino words in the presitgious literary journal-magazine hybrid, Tin of Gass's interviews are for European publications as Gass has a strong following in Germany, Italy.

The Radical Criticism of William Gass. By Benjamin Hedi n. December 8, won the American Book Award. “Fiction is what I really want to Author: Benjamin Hedin. Find nearly any book by William Gass. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers. Search William Gass (Gass, William) used books, rare books and new books More editions of William Gass, Interview: William Gass, Interview: ISBN ().

Interview with William H. Gass. By Kenneth Baker. Published pm PDT, Friday, J Middle C, by William H. Gass. Middle C, by William H. Gass A doorless closet was also entirely. Eyes; Novellas and Stories is a book composed of 6 short works of descriptive fiction (for lack of a better word).

It offers unusual perspectives, though they tend to be dark (in the sense of overcast more than malicious). My favorite among them was Don't Even Try Sam, a piece taken from the perspective of the piano in s: An Interview with William H.

Gass What follows is an interview that took place at William H. Gass’s home in St. Louis onbetween Gass and Crystal Alberts, at the time a graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis [WashU], who was working on her dissertation that included an analysis of William Gaddis’ (–