Category:William H. Gass

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William Howard Gass (born July 30, 1924) is an American writer, literary critic and former philosophy professor. He has won three National Book Critics Circle Award prizes and the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism. His received the American Book Award for his 1995 novel, The Tunnel.

William H. Gass 
American fiction writer, critic, philosophy professor
Date of birth 30 July 1924
Date of death 6 December 2017
University City
Educated at
  • military officer
  • novelist
  • journalist
  • essayist
  • writer
  • university teacher
  • literary critic
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Notable work
  • The Tunnel
  • Omensetter's Luck
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
  • Q333574
  • American Book Awards
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