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American fiction writer, critic, philosophy professor

William H. Gass is ...

Dead
Born 30 Jul 1924 in Fargo
Died 6 Dec 2017 in University City
Age93 years, 4 months
Causeheart failure
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William H. Gass
William H. Gass
Paperback copy of "The Tunnel" by William H. Gass on top of his books of essays "Habitations of the Word" and "The World Within the Word".

About William H. Gass

William Howard Gass (July 30, 1924 – December 6, 2017) was an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and philosophy professor. He penned 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 (2006), 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.

Notable work

William H. Gass has been celebrated for these works: