Great American Short Stories

Great American Short Stories

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Author(s): Various
Editor: Negri (ed.), Paul
Page Length: 248 pgs
Copyright: 2002
Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Item Code: 202737
ISBN: 9780486421193
ISBN-10: 0486421198

This collection includes some of American literature's greatest short stories throughout history.

These stories will engage your students with their various topics and amazing detail. There is no easier way to introduce your students to the writings of America's best authors.

Below are the titles of all 19 short stories included within this compilation:

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne, "Young Goodman Brown"
  • Edgar Allan Poe, "The Tell-Tale Heart"
  • Herman Melville, "Bartleby"
  • Bret Harte, "The Luck of Roaring Camp"
  • Stephen Crane, "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky"
  • Mark Twain, "The Private History of a Campaign that Failed"
  • Sarah Orne Jewett, "A White Heron"
  • Charles Waddell Chesnutt, "The Goophered Grapevine"
  • Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "A New England Nun"
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper"
  • Henry James, "The Real Thing"
  • Kate Chopin, "A Pair of Silk Stockings"
  • Jack London, "To Build a Fire"
  • Ambrose Bierce, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
  • Theodore Dreiser, "The Lost Phoebe"
  • Willa Cather, "Paul's Case"
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald, "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"
  • Sherwood Anderson, "The Egg"
  • Ernest Hemingway, "The Killers"

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