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Recollections by William Gass about his time in the United States Navy during and immediately following World War II. Gass wrote the piece specifically for the "William Gass: The Soul Inside the Sentence" digital exhibit.

Stanley Elkin introduces Gass and then Gass delivers his essay "The Habitations of the Word" to an audience in the Hurst Lounge on the Washington University in St. Louis campus.

Dust jacket of The Forgotten Forest, photographs by Michael Eastman and foreword by William H. Gass, New York: Witkin Gallery, 1992

“St. Louis Bound: A City of Parks and Churches and Neighborhoods, Neither East, Nor West, Nor North, Nor South, But a City as Human as a Ball Game, as Friendly as a Glass of Beer” by William H. Gass, Travel Holiday, September 1993

“Shelf Life” by William H. Gass, St. Louis Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 12 (December 2007)

First four of seven pages of “The Master’s Voice: Henry James’s Curriculum Vitae” by William H. Gass, Harper’s Magazine (August 2008). Printed from harpers.org. The essay was later collected in Life Sentences.

Abstractions Arrive: Having Been There All the Time. Essay by William H. Gass. Photographs by Michael Eastman, October 2009. Published as an iPad ebook, 2012.

“Cupples Station: A Tale of Unrequited Love” by William H. Gass, Gateway Heritage, Volume 18, Number 1 (Summer 1997).

Typed manuscript of “Proust at 100.” Published as “One Hundred Years of Proust” in The New York Times Book Review (July 11, 1971) and in The World Within the Word.

First page of a two-page clipping of "From Some Ashes No Bird Rises" essay by William H. Gass, reviewingPhoenix and Phoenix II by D.H. Lawrence.
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