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  • Author:
    H. L. Hix
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    1570034729
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    978-1570034725
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    University of South Carolina Press (July 1, 2002)
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    160 pages
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Understanding William H. Gass (Understanding Contemporary American Literature).

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ISBN 1-57003-472-9 (cloth : alk. paper) 1. Gass, William . 1924– -Criticism and interpretation. 2. Experimental fiction, American-History and criticism. Gass book. Understanding William H. Aug 08, 2018 Max Nemtsov rated it really liked it. 1570034729 (ISBN13: 9781570034725). Gass. Hix offers readings of Gass's works, from the early books, Omensetter's Luck and In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, to his later The Tunnel and Cartesian Sonata.

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Hix offers readings of Gass's works, from the early books, Omensetter's Luck and In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, to his later The Tunnel and Cartesian Sonata. While agreeing with critics who label Gass's novels and stories metafiction, he contends that to stop the exploration there would be to miss a complete appreciation of the.

Harvey Lee Hix (born 1960), is an American poet and academic. Hix is the author of books of poetry, criticism and essays and has been awarded a fellowship from the NEA. He has also won the KCAI Teaching Excellence Award and the T. S. Eliot Prize for. Eliot Prize for Poetry, which was a publication award from Truman State University Press for his volume Rational Numbers (2000). In 2006 he was a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry.

Finally, Gass ponders theoretical matters connected with literature: form and metaphor, and specifically, one of its genetic parts-the sentence

A dazzling new collection of essays-on reading, writing, form, and thought-from one of America's master writers. It begins with the personal, both past and present. Finally, Gass ponders theoretical matters connected with literature: form and metaphor, and specifically, one of its genetic parts-the sentence. Life Sentences is William Gass at his Gassian best.

An ambitious novelist made clear and accessible; William H. Gass writes in his essays about the world within the word and the soul inside the sentence, yet readers often find it difficult to get far enough into Gass's words and sentences to find the world or soul they contain. In this guide to the American writer and philosopher's novels, short stories, novellas, and essays, H. L. Hix clarifies the obscurities that have served to limit access to Gass's corpus and explores how the parallels between his fiction and nonfiction illumine their related themes. Hix offers readings of Gass's works, from the early books, Omensetter's Luck and In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, to his later The Tunnel and Cartesian Sonata. Hix identifies the continuous presence of psychological, metaphysical, and ethical themes, including the lingering effect on adults of childhood hurts, the results of being trapped in language, and the consequences of hatred. While agreeing with critics who label Gass's novels and stories metafiction, he contends that to stop the exploration there would be to miss a complete appreciation of the novelist. Hix demonstrates instead how Gass's writings both break