Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts

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$17.95  $16.51
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Dalkey Archive Press
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Pages
368
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 1.1 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
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9781564789174
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About the Author

William H. Gass?is the author of four novels--Omensetter's Luck, ?Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife, The Tunnel, and Middle C--as well as two volumes of short stories and eight collections of essays. Gass was a professor of philosophy at Washington University from 1966-2000, and Director of the International Writers Center from 1990 until 2000. He has been the recipient of many awards, including the Pen-Nabokov Lifetime Achievement Award, the Lannan Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, and National Book Critics Circle Awards for Criticism in 1985, 1996, and 2003, among others.

Reviews

"Of all living literary figures, William Gass may count as the most daringly scathing and most assertively fecund: in language, in ideas, in intricacy of form; above all in relentless fury..." --Cynthia Ozick, New York Times Book Review