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William H. Gass

Novelist, Essayist (30-Jul-1924 — 6-Dec-2017)


Theodore G. Ammon (editor). Conversations with William H. Gass. University Press of Mississippi. 2003. 175pp.

H. L. Hix. Understanding William H. Gass. University of South Carolina Press. 2002. 160pp.

Watson L. Holloway. William Gass. Twayne. 1990. 160pp.

Larry McCaffery. The Metafictional Muse: The Works of Robert Coover, Donald Barthelme and William H. Gass. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1982. 300pp.

Arthur M. Saltzman. The Fiction of William Gass: The Consolation of Language. Southern Illinois University Press. 1986. 194pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.157)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.98)

  8. Contemporary Novelists (pp.460-62)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.275)

  10. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.537-39)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.388)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.265)

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