Book Cover | Harold Brodkey – Stories In An Almost Classical Mode
My photograph White Trash is honored to cover Harold Brodkey – Storie In Modo Quasi Classico. Famous literary critic Harold Bloom has included Harold Brodkey’s book Stories In An Almost Classical Mode in his ‘Western Canon’ considering it to be one of the essential works of Western literature.
Italian edition issued in January 2013 by the multi media publishing house Fandango. Book cover layout by Tiziana Triana. A huge reading with 862 pages!
Stories In An Almost Classical Mode is a short story collection by the American writer and novelist Harold Brodkey (1930 to 1996). Mainly a file of prominent magazine pieces, that dealt with a set of recurring characters, published by Harold Brodkey in The New Yorker between 1963 and 1988. It was Harold Brodkey’s first book in over 30 years.
Two of the most celebrated novels of the 2oth century, Truman Capote’s Answered Prayers and Harold Brodkey’s A Party of Animals, were never finished masterworks of both authors. After Harold Brodkey’s death in 1996 the collected Stories In An Almost Classical Mode can be seen as his literary testament.
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