Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

by Harold Brodkey

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These 17 short stories represent the best of Brodkey's work over three decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679724315
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/23/1989
Edition description: 1st Vintage books ed
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.42(d)

About the Author

Harold Brodkey was born in 1930 in Staunton, Illinois. He grew up in Missouri and graduated from Harvard College. Since the early 1950s, his stories have appeared regularly in The New Yorker and other magazines. His many honors include two first-place O. Henry Awards (in 1975 and 1976) as well as fellowships from the American Academy in Rome, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He has taught writing and literature at Cornell University and the City College of New York. He is the author of two novels, three collections of essays, and four collections of short stories, including Stories in an Almost Classical Mode and First Love and Other Sorrows.

Table of Contents

The Abundant Dreamer
On the Waves
Hofstedt and Jean—and Others
The Shooting Range
A Story in an Almost Classical Mode
His Son in His Arms, in Light, Aloft
The Pain Continuum
Largley an Oral History of My Mother
Verona: A Young Woman Speaks
The Nurse's Music
The Boys on Their Bikes

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