Agapē Agape

Agap Agape William Gaddis published four novels during his lifetime immense and complex books that helped inaugurate a new movement in American letters Now comes his final work of fiction a subtle concentrate

  • Title: Agapē Agape
  • Author: William Gaddis Sven Birkerts Joseph Tabbi
  • ISBN: 9780142437636
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Paperback
  • William Gaddis published four novels during his lifetime, immense and complex books that helped inaugurate a new movement in American letters Now comes his final work of fiction, a subtle, concentrated culmination of his art and ideas For than fifty years Gaddis collected notes for a book about the mechanization of the arts, told by way of a social history of the plWilliam Gaddis published four novels during his lifetime, immense and complex books that helped inaugurate a new movement in American letters Now comes his final work of fiction, a subtle, concentrated culmination of his art and ideas For than fifty years Gaddis collected notes for a book about the mechanization of the arts, told by way of a social history of the player piano in America In the years before his death in 1998, he distilled the whole mass into a fiction, a dramatic monologue by an elderly man with a terminal illness Continuing Gaddis s career long reflection on those aspects of corporate technological culture that are uniquely destructive of the arts, Agape Agape is a stunning achievement from one of the indisputable masters of postwar American fiction.

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