A Temple of Texts: Essays
- Author: William H. Gass
- Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
- Published: September 2007
- ISBN-10: 1564784681
- ISBN-13: 9781564784681
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 2006
- Subject: LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
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Winner of the 2007 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism, A Temple of Texts is the latest critical collectio of one of America's premier essayists & novelists. Here, William H. Gass pays homage to the readerly side of literary experience by turning his critical sensibility upon all the book that shaped his own development as a reader, writer, and human being. With essays on figures ranging from Shakespeare and Gertrude Stein to Flann O'Brien and Robert Burton, Gass creates a 'temple of critical exploratios as brillian and insicive as readers have come to expect from this literary dynamo. 418.
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