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Willie Masters" Lonesome Wife (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

by William H. Gass

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Published by Dalkey Archive Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8662053M
    ISBN 101564782123
    ISBN 109781564782120

    1. William Giraldi spent more than half of his review (pdf) of Cary Holladay’s A Fight in the Doctor’s Office considering the etymology of “novella,” identifying the history and characteristics of the form, and suggesting essential writers. He claims that the demands of character development are one way to separate novellas from novels, noting that Gustave Aschenbach in Thomas. Here, reading Willie Masters’ Lonesome Wife is likened to making love to Willie Master’s lonesome wife. It ought to be done with care. As Marion Blau explains, “The stupidity of thinking that simulated titillation may in any way substitute for a genuine act of love becomes readily apparent” (44).

    Willie Masters’ Lonesome Wife, which appeared as a special supplement in TriQuarterly literary journal in and was republished in book form by Dalkey Archive in The experiment revolves around the titular character Babs Masters, whose sexual history and growing sexual arousal are represented via a variety of signifiers, including. The complete review's Review. Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife is a thin book, though one of considerable ambition. The dissatisfied Babs Masters (the lonesome wife) challenges the reader, enticing him or her with a text of literary variations.

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Willie Masters’ Lonesome Wife by William H. Gass A Casebook. Edited by Richard Henry. With Rolf Samuels and Karen SchiffIn, this paean to the pleasures of language, Gass equates his text with the body of Babs Masters, the lonesome wife of the title, to advance the conceit that a parallel should exist between a woman and her lover and a book and its reader.

William H. Gass is the author of four novels--"Omensetter's Luck," "Willie Masters' Lonely Wife," "The Tunnel," and "Middle C"--as well as two volumes of short stories and eight collections of essays. Gass was a professor of philosophy at Washington University fromand Director of the International Writers Center from until Summary: In this homage to the pleasures of language, William Gass equates his text with the body of Babs Masters, the lonesome wife of the title, to explore the relationship between a woman and her lover, as well as a book and its reader.

In this paean to the pleasures of language, Gass equates his text with the body of Babs Masters, the lonesome wife of the title, to advance the conceit that a parallel should exist between a woman and her lover and a book and its reader.

Add library to Favorites. Willie Master's Lonesome Wife () by William H. Gass, first published as TriQuarterly Supplement Number Two, is an innovative mini-novel which features black and white photographs of a nude model, who resembles a modern Madame Bovary or Molly Bloom in a text written as an interior monologue, a narrative technique that reveals the female perspective, as Babs considers the concept.

A woman of uncertain age--she may be 30, she may be as much as has been a stripper, is the wife of one Willie Masters, suffers and will suffer the embraces of anonymous and indiscriminate men.

In this paean to the pleasures of language, Gass equates his text with the body of Babs Masters, the lonesome wife of the title, to advance the conceit that a parallel should exist between a woman and her lover and a book and its reader.

American Literature Series. William H. Gass. In this paean to the pleasures of language, Gass equates his text with the body of Babs Masters, the lonesome wife of the title, to advance the conceit that a parallel should exist between a woman and her lover and a book and its reader.

Disappointed by her inattentive husband/reader, Babs engages in an exuberant display of the physical charms of language. Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife (Paperback) By William H.

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William H. Gass. TriQuarterly / Northwestern University Press, Octavo. Gass equates his text with the body of Babs Masters, the lonesome wife of the title, to advance the conceit that a parallel should exist between a woman and her lover and a book and its reader.

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