William H. Gass collection, 1961-1985.


Gass, William H., 1924-. William H. Gass collection, 1961-1985.

William H. Gass collection, 1961-1985.

Collection of American author, William H. Gass, consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass. The letters of Gass were written, 1961-1963, to American editor and author, Seymour Lawrence. Subjects of the letters include Gass's writings, his application for a Guggenheim grant, and his admiration for author, Katherine Anne Porter. The two poems in the collection were published in limited and numbered editions. The first is titled "Mad Meg in the Maelstrom," published in 1976 and the second is titled "On Place," published in 1985.

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Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980

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Born in Texas, American author Katherine Anne Porter is primarily remembered for her exquisite short stories. Although her published output was relatively small, she was highly esteemed for her distinctive, perceptive writing, and her singular exploration of human motivation, experience, and relations. From the description of Katherine Anne Porter correspondence, 1942-1964. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52434128 Katherine Anne Porter, short s...

Gass, William H., 1924-

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American essayist and novelist William H. Gass was a professor of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, when he wrote this letter. In 1979 Gass was named David May Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities at Washington University, from which he is now emeritus. He was also the Director of International Writers Center from 1990 to 2000. Born July 30, 1924, in Fargo, North Dakota, William Gass is a ...

Lawrence, Seymour

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Editor and publisher who worked with Katherine Anne Porter on SHIP OF FOOLS. From the description of Papers. 1955-1980. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23672961 Seymour Lawrence (1926-1994) served as the longtime editor and publisher of Kurt Vonnegut's works through Seymour Lawrence, Inc. From the description of Seymour Lawrence publishing files related to Kurt Vonnegut, 1966-1983. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 6684...