Willie Masters' lonesome wife

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Knopf, 1971 - Fiction - 62 pages
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Review: Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

A beautiful play of/with/opposing/complementing reading and language that tells a sad but sexy story of Babs. I was disappointed in what I perceived to be a dominantly masculine voice for this female ... Read full review

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User Review  - Oliver Bateman - Goodreads

I was prepared to write this off as tricksy PoMo bullshit--Beckett without the heart, Barth without the punch. But in the last 15 or so pages, Gass redeems this bizarre little volume from the realm of ... Read full review


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Author William Gass was born on July 30, 1924. He joined the Washington University faculty in 1969 and received an endowed chair in 1979. He was deeply concerned with the issues that writers face and was named director of the International Writers Center in 1990. Some of his writings include the novels "Omensetter's Luck" (1966) and "The Tunnel" (1995), and the classic book of short stories "In the Heart of the Heart of the Country." Two of his essay collections earned the National Book Critics Circle Awards for Criticism.

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