Short Stories

Classic Short Stories

Short StoriesAesop: Fables (in Kid’s Classics)

Thomas Bailey Aldrich: The Snow Fort on Slatter’s Hill

Sherwood Anderson

T.S. Arthur: An Angel in Disguise

Robert Barr: An Alpine Divorce

L. Frank Baum: The Laughing Hippopotamus

Ambrose Bierce

Algernon Blackwood

Willa Cather

Henry Cuyler BunnerThe Nice People

Anton Chekhov

Kate Chopin

Stephen Crane

Arther Conan Doyle: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (in Classic Novels and Other Fiction)

F. Scott Fitzgerald:

Gustave Flaubert: A Simple Heart

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper

Susan Glaspell: A Jury of Her Peers

Nikolai Gogol: The Nose

Bret Harte

Nathaniel Hawthorne

O. Henry

Patrick Henry: Liberty or Death (a speech to the Virginia Convention in 1775)

William Dean Howells: Christmas Every Day

Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

W. W. Jacobs

Henry JamesThe Jolly Cornor

Jerome K. JeromeThe Man Who Did Not Believe In Luck

Sarah Orne JewettThe Foreigner

James Joyce

Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream (a speech at the 1963 Washington D.C. Civil Rights March)

Rudyard Kipling

Franz Kafka: A Hunger Artist

D. H. Lawrence

Jack London

Katherine Mansfield

Guy de Maupassant

Herman Melville: Bartleby, the Scrivener

Clement Clarke Moore: Twas the Night Before Christmas (in Kid’s Classics)

H.H. Munro (aka SAKI)

Charles Perrault: The original version of famous fairy tales (in Classic Novels and Other Fiction)

Edgar Allan Poe

Frank Stockton: The Lady, or the Tiger

Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal

Leo TolstoyThree Questions

Mark Twain

Edith Wharton: A Journey

Oscar Wilde

Charlotte Mary YongeThe Last Fight In The Coliseum

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