William Gaddis
#3075 Overall Influence

William Gaddis

Novelist

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

William Thomas Gaddis, Jr. was an American novelist. The first and longest of his five novels, The Recognitions, was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 best novels from 1923 to 2005 and two others, J R and A Frolic of His Own, won the annual U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. A collection of his essays was published posthumously as The Rush for Second Place . The Letters of William Gaddis was published by Dalkey Archive Press in February 2013.
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Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?
Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Bard College
Bard College

Private liberal arts college in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • J R
  • Carpenter's Gothic
  • The Recognitions
  • A Frolic of His Own
  • Agapē Agape
  • The Rush for Second Place

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#576 World Rank #124 USA Rank
Literature