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Gass Discussing Literature and Reading His Fiction

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Title

Gass Discussing Literature and Reading His Fiction

Subject

Gass, William H., 1924---Lectures; Gass, William H., 1924---Readings.

Description

William H. Gass discussing literature and reading excerpts of his fiction at the Person-To-Person Lecture Series in the Women's Building on Washington University in St. Louis campus. An unidentified speaker gives Gass a brief introduction. The recording is divided into four parts, roughly twenty minutes each. The question and answer period that followed is not included. Gass intersperses selections from his fiction in his lecture, to illustrate his topics. In part 1, Gass reads from "The Clairvoyant" (later published as a section of Cartesian Sonata); in parts 2-3, he reads from Omensetter's Luck; in part 3-4 he reads from In the Heart of the Heart of the Country; and in part 4 he reads from Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife.

Creator

Washington University in St. Louis

Source

Modern Literature Recorded Multimedia Collection

Date

1971: October 19

Rights

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Format

Sound Recording--Non-musical; 4 mp3 files; 128 kbps; each 00:20:00

Language

English

Type

Narratives

Identifier

MSS124_0018_Gass_Lecture_Part1.mp3; MSS124_0018_Gass_Lecture_Part2.mp3; MSS124_0018_Gass_Lecture_Part3.mp3: MSS124_0018_Gass_Lecture_Part4.mp3

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Citation

Washington University in St. Louis, “Gass Discussing Literature and Reading His Fiction,” WUSTL Digital Gateway Image Collections & Exhibitions, accessed July 19, 2024, http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/items/show/3848.