The Madonna of the FutureUnknown - 2014
American author Henry James often grappled with weighty topics in his work, and the story ""The Madonna of the Future""--Longer than a typical short story, but shorter than a novella -- is no exception. Framed as an anecdote related among a group of men engaged in post-dinner chitchat, the story deals with an artist whose outsize ambitions and perfectionism have frozen him in a kind of creative paralysis. It's a profoundly thought-provoking tale that prompts important questions about ...
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (47 pages)