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The Resource Life sentences : literary judgments and accounts, William H. Gass

Life sentences : literary judgments and accounts, William H. Gass

Label
Life sentences : literary judgments and accounts
Title
Life sentences
Title remainder
literary judgments and accounts
Statement of responsibility
William H. Gass
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays explores themes of writing, form, and thought while considering the author's life-long attachment to books, in a volume that considers the works of such thinkers as Kafka, Nietzsche, and Henry James
Cataloging source
DLC
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1924-2017-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gass, William H.
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A845
LC item number
L54 2012
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Books and reading
Label
Life sentences : literary judgments and accounts, William H. Gass
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The personals column. The literary miracle ; Slices of life in a library ; Spit in the mitt ; The first fourth following 9/11 ; What freedom of expression means, especially in times like these ; Retrospection -- Old favorites and fresh enemies. A wreath for the grave of Gertrude Stein ; Reading Proust ; Nietzsche: in illness and in health ; Kafka: half a man, half a metaphor ; Unsteady as she goes: Malcolm Lowry's cinema inferno ; The bush of belief ; Henry James's curriculum vitae ; An introduction to John Gardner's Nickel mountain ; Katherine Anne Porter's fictional self ; Knut Hamsun ; Kinds of killing -- The Biggs lectures in the classics. Form: Eidos ; Mimesis ; Metaphor -- Theoretics. Lust ; Narrative sentences ; The aesthetic structure of the sentence
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780307595843
Lccn
2011033577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn727702896
  • 1768903
  • (OCoLC)727702896
Label
Life sentences : literary judgments and accounts, William H. Gass
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The personals column. The literary miracle ; Slices of life in a library ; Spit in the mitt ; The first fourth following 9/11 ; What freedom of expression means, especially in times like these ; Retrospection -- Old favorites and fresh enemies. A wreath for the grave of Gertrude Stein ; Reading Proust ; Nietzsche: in illness and in health ; Kafka: half a man, half a metaphor ; Unsteady as she goes: Malcolm Lowry's cinema inferno ; The bush of belief ; Henry James's curriculum vitae ; An introduction to John Gardner's Nickel mountain ; Katherine Anne Porter's fictional self ; Knut Hamsun ; Kinds of killing -- The Biggs lectures in the classics. Form: Eidos ; Mimesis ; Metaphor -- Theoretics. Lust ; Narrative sentences ; The aesthetic structure of the sentence
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780307595843
Lccn
2011033577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn727702896
  • 1768903
  • (OCoLC)727702896

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