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Great short stories of the world : a a collection of complete short stories from the literatures of all periods and countries

Author: Barrett H Clark; Maxim Lieber
Publisher: New York : R.M. McBride & Co., 1926.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barrett H Clark; Maxim Lieber
OCLC Number: 11798132
Description: xv, 1072 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The two brothers (Anpu & Bata) / Anonymous --
Setna & the magic book / Anonymous --
Eumaeus' tale / Homer --
The country mouse & the town mouse / Aesop --
King Rhampsinitus & the thief / Herodotus --
Phineus & the Harpies / Apollonius of Rhodes --
The robbers of Egypt / Heliodorus --
Horatius at the bridge / Livy --
Orpheus & Eurydice / Ovid --
The shipwreck of Simonides / Phaedrus --
The matron of Ephesus / Petronius --
The haunted house / Pliny the Younger --
The dream / Apuleius --
The book of Ruth (Old Testament) --
The history of Susanna (the Apocrypha) --
The prodigal son ; The raising of Lazarus (New Testament) --
Rabbi Akiva ; The Jewish mother (the Talmud) --
The ass in the lion's skin (Jataka) --
The dove & the crow (Panchatantra) --
The story of Devadatta / Somadeva --
The jackal (Hitopadesa) --
Jamshid & Zuhak / Firdawsí --
The sailor & the pearl merchant / Anonymous --
Khaled & Djaida / Al-Asma'I --
Abou Hassan the wag (Thousand and one nights) --
Grendel's raid (Beowulf) --
Esyllt & Sabrina / Geoffrey of Monmouth --
The humbling of Jovinian (Gesta Romanorum) --
Lludd & Llevelys (The Mabinogion) --
Launcelot's tourney / Sir Thomas Malory --
Roberto's tale / Robert Greene --
True relation of the apparition of one Mrs. Veal / Daniel Defoe --
The story of an heir / Joseph Addison --
The disabled soldier / Oliver Goldsmith --
The bridal of Janet Dalrymple / Sir Walter Scott --
The white trout / Samuel Lover --
The queer client / Charles Dickens --
A terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins --
Squire Petrick's lady / Thomas Hardy --
Thrawn Janet / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The selfish giant / Oscar Wilde --
Julia Cahill's curse / George Moore --
That brute Simmons / Arthur Morrison --
The lay of Hildebrand / Anonymous --
Siegfried & Kriemhild (The lay of the Nibelungs) --
The coming of Gandin / Gottfried von Strassburg --
Bruin the bear & Reynard the fox (Reynard the fox) --
Eulenspiegel & the merchant (Eulenspiegel) --
Doctor Faust & the usurer (The history of Dr. J. Faust) --
The sick wife / Christian Gellert --
Little Briar-Rose / the Brothers Grimm --
The story of Serapion / E.T.A. Hoffmann --
A legend of the dance / Gottfried Keller --
The fury / Paul Heyse --
The triple warning / Arthur Schnitzler --
A New-year's Eve confession / Hermann Sudermann --
The divided horsecloth / Bernier --
The priest & the mulberries / Anonymous --
The lay of the two lovers / Marie de France --
The pious lady & the gray friar / Marguerite de Navarre --
He who married a dumb wife ; The roast-meat seller / François Rabelais --
Little red riding-hood / Charles Perrault --
The four friends / Jean de Lafontaine --
Memnon the philosopher / Voltaire --
Lausus & Lydia / J.F. Marmontel --
The mysterious mansion / Honoré de Balzac --
Mateo Falcone / Prosper Mérimée --
The mummy's foot / Théophile Gautier --
The torture of hope / Villiers de L'Isle Adam --
The last lesson / Alphonse Daudet --
The fairy Amoureuse / Émile Zola --
The substitute / François Coppée --
Our lady's juggler / Anatole France --
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
The bell of Atri (The hundred ancient tales) --
The falcon / Giovanni Boccaccio --
Galgano / Ser Giovanni --
The two ambassadors / Franco Sacchetti --
The Cavalier of Toledo / Masuccio (Guardato) --
Belphagor / Niccolo Macchiavelli --
A king in disguise / Matteo Bandello --
The friar of Novara / Agnolo Firenzuola --
The Greek merchant / Giovanbattista Giraldi Cinthio --
The Venetian silk-mercer / Carlo Gozzi --
Cavalleria rusticana --
Giovanni Verga --
The peasant's will / Antonio Fogazarro --
Mendicant melody / Edmondo de Amicis --
Lulu's triumph / Matilde Serao --
The hero / Gabriele d'Annunzio --
Two miracles / Grazia Deledda --
The miracle of the Jew (The chronicle of the Cid) --
The son & his friends / Juan Manuel --
How Lazaro served a bulero / Diego Hurtado de Mendoza --
Guzman & my lord Cardinal / Mateo Alemán --
Rinconete & Cortadillo / Miguel Cervantes --
The tall woman / Pedro Antonio de Alarcón --
Maese Perez, the organist / Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer --
Adios, Cordera! / Leopoldo Alas --
The story of Ming-Y ; A fickle widow (Marvelous tales) --
The virtuous daughter-in-law / P'u Sung-Ling --
The forty-seven rônins / Anonymous --
The pier / Mori Ogwai --
A domestic animal / Shimazaki Toson --
The higher the flight the lower the fall / Jacob Cats --
The story of Saïdjah / Eduard Douwes Dekker --
Grandfather's birthday present / Herman Heijermans --
The invisible wound / Karoly Kisfaludi --
A ball / Maurus Jokai --
The green fly / Kalman Mikszath --
The silver hilt / Ferene Molnar --
The snow storm / Alexander Pushkin --
St. John's Eve / Nikolai Gogol --
The district doctor / Ivan Turgenev --
The Christmas tree & the wedding / Feodor Dostoievsky --
The long exile / Leo Tolstoy --
The old bell-ringer / Vladimir Korolenko --
The signal / Vsevolod Garshin --
The bet / Anton Chekhov --
One autumn night / Maxim Gorky --
Silence / Leonid Andreyev --
The lighthouse keeper of Aspinwall / Henryk Sienkiewicz --
The human telegraph / Boleslav Prus --
Forebodings / Stefan Zeromski --
A woman's wrath / Isaac Loeb Peretz --
The Passover guest / Sholom Aleichem --
A picnic / S. Libin --
The Kaddish / Abraham Raisin --
Abandoned / Sholom Asch --
In the storm / David Pinski --
Baldr's bale / Snorri Sturluson --
Regin's tale (Volsunga saga) --
The shepherdess & the sweep / Hans Christian Andersen --
Henrik & Rosalie / Meyer Aron Goldschmidt --
Two worlds / Jens Peter Jacobsen --
The smith who could not get into hell / Peter Christen Asbjörnsen & Jörgen Moe --
The father / Björnstjerne Björnson --
Skobelef / Johan Bojer --
Love & bread / August Strindberg --
The eclipse / Selma Lagerlöf --
The falcon / Per Hallström --
The mysterious picture / Charles de Coster --
The massacre of the innocents / Maurice Maeterlinck --
The soul of Veere / Camille Lemonnier --
One night / Emile Verhaeren --
The neighbor / Antun Gustav Matoš --
Children & old folk / Ivan Cankar --
At the well / Laza K. Lazarevich --
The vampire / Jan Neruda --
Foltyn's drum / Svatopluk Cech --
The priest's tale / Demetrios Bikelas --
The Easter torch / I.L. Caragiale --
What Vasile saw / Marie, Queen of Roumania --
The commissioner's Christmas / Dimitr Ivanov --
Chivalry / Ricardo Fernández-García --
The attendant's confession / J.M. Machado de Assis --
The legend of Pygmalion / Ventura García-Calderón --
Creole democracy / Rufíno Blanco-Fombóna --
The deaf satyr / Rubén Darío --
The neighbor / Antun Gustav Matos --
Children & old folk / Ivan Cankar --
At the well / Laza K. Lazarevich --
The vampire / Jan Neruda --
Foltyn's drum / Svatopluk Cech --
The priest's tale / Demetrios Bikelas --
The Easter torch / I.L. Caragiale --
What Vasile saw / Marie, Queen of Roumania --
The commissioner's Christmas / Dimitr Ivanov --
Chivalry / Ricardo Fernández-García --
The attendant's confession / J.M. Machado de Assis --
The legend of Pygmalion / Ventura García-Calderón --
Creole democracy / Rufíno Blanco-Fombóna --
The deaf satyr / Rubén Darío --
The specter bridegroom / Washington Irving --
Mrs. Bullfrog / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Journalism in Tennessee / Mark Twain --
The man & the snake / Ambrose Bierce --
The outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte --
The story in it / Henry James --
King Solomon of Kentucky / James Lane Allen --
Miss Tempy's watchers / Sarah Orne Jewett --
A letter & a paragraph / Henry Cuyler Bunner --
Supply & demand / O. Henry --
A dark-brown dog / Stephen Crane --
The lost Phoebe / Theodore Dreiser --
Sophistication / Sherwood Anderson --
A Wagner matinee / Willa Cather --
A brown woman / James Branch Cabell.
Responsibility: by Barrett H. Clark & Maxim Lieber.

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