#5857 Overall Influence

William H. Gass

American fiction writer, critic, philosophy professor


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William Howard Gass was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, and philosophy professor. He wrote 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. His 2013 novel Middle C won the 2015 William Dean Howells Medal.

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Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Kenyon College

Private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, United States

Ohio Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts university in Delaware, Ohio, United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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