William H. Gass

William H. Gass (1924–2017) was an essayist, novelist, and literary critic. He grew up in Ohio and taught philosophy at Washington University. Among his books are six works of fiction and nine books of essays, including Tests of Time (2002), A Temple of Texts (2006), and Life Sentences (2012).

Being and Dying

Being and Dying

The Encyclopedia of the Dead

by Danilo Kiš, translated by Michael Henry Heim

October 26, 1989 issue


Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974 Pennsylvania, (October 23, 1988–January 8, 1989)

an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia,

Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974

catalog of the exhibition by Mark Rosenthal

Foirades/Fizzles: Echo and Allusion in the Art of Jasper Johns University of California, Los Angeles, distributed by the University of Chicago Press

by Jasper Johns and Samuel Beckett and Edith A. Tonelli and John Cage and Richard S. Field and Andrew Bush and Richard Shiff and Fred Orton and James Cuno

February 2, 1989 issue

The Polemical Philosopher

Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits

by Friedrich Nietzsche, translated by R.J. Hollingdale, introduction by Erich Heller

Conversations with Nietzsche: A Life in the Words of His Contemporaries

edited by Sander L. Gilman

Postponements: Women, Sensuality, and Death in Nietzsche

by David Farrell Krell

Nietzsche, "the Last Antipolitical German"

by Peter Bergmann

Nietzsche: Life as Literature

by Alexander Nehamas

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February 4, 1988 issue

Three Photos of Colette

Three Photos of Colette

The Complete Claudine: "Claudine at School," "Claudine in Paris," "Claudine Married," "Claudine and Annie"

by Colette, translated by Antonia White

The Retreat From Love

by Colette, translated by Margaret Crosland

Chéri / The Last of Chéri

by Colette, translated by Roger Senhouse

The Evening Star

by Colette, translated by David Le Vay

The Blue Lantern

by Colette, translated by Roger Senhouse

My Mother's House / Sido

by Colette, translated by Una V. Troubridge and Enid McLeod

Break of Day

by Colette, translated by Enid McLeod

The Pure and the Impure

by Colette, translated by Herma Briffault

Mitsou / Music-Hall Sidelights

by Colette, translated by Raymond Postgate and Anne-Marie Callimachi

The Vagabond

by Colette, translated by Enid McLeod

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April 14, 1977 issue

Theatrical Sartre

Theatrical Sartre

Sartre on Theater

by Jean-Paul Sartre, compiled and edited by Michel Contat and Michel Rybalka

October 14, 1976 issue

The Anatomy of Mind

The Anatomy of Mind

Freud and His Followers

by Paul Roazen

Freud: A Collection of Critical Essays

edited by Richard Wollheim

Tribute to Freud

by HD

Social Amnesia: A Critique of Conformist Psychology from Adler to Laing

by Russell Jacoby

April 17, 1975 issue

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