Books Tagged ‘Short Stories’

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Subject: Horror

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch ...

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The Jungle Book

Subject: Fiction

The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by the English author Rudyard Kipling. Most of the characters are animals such as Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, thou...

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Dubliners

Subject: Fiction

Dubliners is a collection of fifteen short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They comprise a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dubli...

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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

Subject: Fiction

The Awakening, novel by Kate Chopin, published in 1899. Originally titled A Solitary Soul, the novel depicts a young mother’s struggle to achieve sexual and personal emancipatio...

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A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Subject: Fiction

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & ...

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Subject: Fiction

The Happy Prince and Other Tales (sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It con...

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The Yellow Wallpaper

Subject: Fiction

Based on the author’s own experiences, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the ‘rest cure’ prescribed after the...

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Subject: Fantasy

The Grimm brothers were early 19th-century writers best known for their fairy tales coming from Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic origins. By 1807 there was a growing interes...

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Subject: Mystery

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine, in which they were first published, and won immense popularity fo...

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A Modest Proposal

Subject: Essay

Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick, commonly referred to ...

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