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A Temple of Texts: Essays

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  • A Temple of Texts: Essays (Alfred A. Knopf) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Mr. William H Gass, Ph.D.

    A Temple of Texts: Essays

    Hardcover, Alfred A. Knopf
    2006
    English
    Annotated.
    418 pages

    ISBN: 0307262863
    ISBN-13: 9780307262868

    From one of the most admired essayists and novelists at work today: a new collection of essays--his first since "Tests of Time," winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. These twenty-five essays speak to the nature and value of writing and to the books that result from a deep commitment to the word. Here is Gass on Rilke and Gertrude Stein; on friends such as Stanley Elkin, Robert Coover, and William Gaddis; and on a company of "healthy dissidents," among them Rabelais, Elias Canetti, John Hawkes, ... Show more

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