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Corrected proof of an essay on Sigmund Freud published as "Freud's Fierce Science" inThe New York Review of Bookson April 17, 1975, and collected as "The Anatomy of the Mind" inThe 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.

A college essay by Gass on the techniques of Shakespeare.

Four captions written by Gass about the terrorism attacks of September 11, 2001, sent to photographer and friend, Michael Eastman, to accompany his Polaroid photographs of the event, for exhibit at the Missouri Historical Society in September 2002.…

One typescript draft of an essay written by Gass reviewing two books: The Savage God by A. Alvarez and Suicide by Jacques Choron, published in the May 18, 1972 issue of The New York Review of Books, and collected in The World Within the Word.

Typescript draft fragments and autograph notes for Gass's review of Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael Lesy, published in June 24, 1973 issue of The New York Review of Books, and collected in The World Within the Word.

College essay by Gass about the refrain in poetry, with comments and grade by Professor Daiches.

Reading version of Gass's essay, originally published in Salmagundi 56 (Spring 1982) and collected for Habitations of the Word. Photocopy of a typescript draft, with autograph corrections and notes.

The first 10 pages (including cover page) of Gass's philosophy essay from college, "Sermon on Substance." Entire essay is 50 pages.

Corrected typescript draft of an essay first published inThe New Republic, July 17, 1968, reprinted inThe Purdue AlumnusandThe Penguin Book of Essay,and collected inFiction and the Figures of Life.
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