Fiction and the Figures of Life

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David R. Godine Publisher, 1971 - Literary Criticism - 288 pages
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Essays by William H. Gass.
 

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Contents

Philosophy and the Form of Fiction
3
The Medium of Fiction
27
The Concept of Character in Fiction
34
Her Escape from Protective
79
The Leading Edge of the Trash Phenomenon
97
Pricksongs Descants
104
Imaginary Borges and His Books
120
The Bingo Game at the Foot of the Cross
134
The High Brutality of Good Intentions
177
The Stylization of Desire
191
Cockadoodledoo
206
From Some Ashes No Bird Rises
212
The Case of the Obliging Stranger
225
Russells Memoirs
242
The Evil Demiurge
253
The Imagination of an Insurrection
263

The ShutIn
140
A Spirit in Search of Itself
157
In the Cage
164
The Artist and Society
276
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