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One shelf of the Gass library. Photographed by Frank Di Piazza.

William H. Gass: Interviewed by Jim Neighbors, 2002

Published in Contemporary Literature, 2002

Stephen Schenkenberg
May 4, 2014 · 40 min read

“The advantage fiction has is that you can set the rules of your world.”

Neighbors: We have been talking about history in the context of The Tunnel. Let me ask a question about inference and history. If all you can see of trout are the ripples they leave behind, how do you know that they are trout?

The Ear’s Mouth Must Move — Essential Interviews of William H. Gass

Edited by Stephen Schenkenberg, 2014 | Cover photographs by…

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