William H. Gass

Novelist, Author

1924 –

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Who is William H. Gass?

William Howard Gass 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 Capote Award for Literary Criticism. His 1995 novel The Tunnel received the American Book Award.

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Born
Jul 30, 1924
Fargo
Also known as
  • William Howard Gass
  • William Gass
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Cornell University
    Philosophy
    ( - 1954)
  • Wesleyan University
  • Kenyon College
Employment
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Purdue University
Lived in
  • Ohio
  • Fargo
  • North Dakota
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • St. Louis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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