Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950703, 19900525
A professor of philosophy, William Gass has written fiction and criticism. He is an avowed experimental writer who places style above content and believes that literature should be thought of in terms of its parts, rather than the whole. In this program he reads from his American Book Award-winning novel The Tunnel.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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