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

Author: Barrett H Clark; Maxim Lieber
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Halcyon House, 1941.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barrett H Clark; Maxim Lieber
OCLC Number: 6711530
Description: 1072 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The two brothers (Anpu and Bata) --
Setna and the magic book --
Eumaeus' tale; Homer --
The country mouse and the town mouse; Aesop --
King Rhampsinitus and the thief; Herodotus --
Phineus and the Harpies; Apollonius of Rhodes --
The robbers of egypt; Heliodorus --
Horatius at the bridge; Livy --
Orpheus and 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; new testament --
The raising of Lazarus; new testament --
Rabbi Akiva; the talmud --
The jewish mother; the talmud --
The ass in the lion's skin; Jataka --
The dove and the crow; Panchatantra --
The story of Devadatta; Somadeva --
The jackal; Hitopadesa --
Jamshid and Zuhak; Firdawsi. The sailor and the pearl merchant --
Khaled and Djaida; Al-Asma'I --
Abou Hassan the Wag; thousand and one nights --
Grendel's raid; Beowulf --
Esyllt and Sabrina; Geoffrey of Monmouth --
The humbling of Jovinian; Gesta Romanorum --
Lludd and 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. Siegfried and Kriemhild; the lay of the nibelungs --
The coming of Gandin; Gottfried vos Strassburg --
Bruid the bear and Reynard the fox; Reynard the fox --
Eulenspiegel and the merchant; Eulenspiegel --
Doctor Faust and 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. Hoffman --
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 and the mulberries --
The lay of the two lovers; Marie de France --
The pious lady and the gray friar; Marguerite de Navarre --
He who married a dumb wife; Francois Rabelais --
The roast-meat seller; Francois Rabelais --
Little red riding hood; Charles Perrault. The four friends; Jean de Lafontaine --
Memnon the philosopher; Voltaire --
Lausus and Lydia; J.F. Marmontel --
The mysterious mansion; Honore de Balzac --
Mateo Falcone; Prosper Merimee --
The mummy's foot; Theophile Gautier --
The torture of hope; Villiers de L'Isle Adam --
The last lesson; Alphonse Daudet --
The fairy amoureuse; Emilee Zola --
The substiture; Francois Coppee --
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 cavlier of toledo; Masuccio (Guardato) --
Belphagor; Niccolo Macchiavelli --
A king in disguise; Matteo Bendello --
The friar of novara; Agnolo Firenzuola --
The greek merchant; Giovanbattista Giraldi Cinthio --
A ventian silk-mercer; Carlo Gozzi --
Cavalerria Rusticana; Giovanni Verga. The peasant's will; Antonio Fogazzaro --
Mendicant melody; Edmondo de Amicis --
Lulu's Triumph; Matilde Serao --
The hero; Gabriele d'Annunzio --
Two miracles; Grazia Deledda --
The miracle of the jew; chronicle of the cid --
The son and his friends; Juan Manuel --
How Lazaro served a bolero; Diego Hurtado de Mendoza --
Guzman and Cortadillo; Miguel Cervantes --
The tall woman; Pedro Antonio de Alarcon --
Maese Perez, the organist; Gustavo Adolfo Becquer --
Adios, Cordera!; Leopoldo Alas --
The story of Ming-y; marvelous tales --
A fickle widow; marvelous tales --
The virtuous daughter-in-law; P'u Sung-Ling --
The forty-seven ronins --
The pier; Mori Ogwai --
A domestic animal; Shimazaki Toson. The higher the flight the lower the fall; Jacob Cats --
The story of Saidjah; 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; Ferenc Molnar --
The snow storm; Alexander Pushkin --
St. John's eve; Nikolai Gogol --
The district doctor; Ivan Turgenev --
The christmas tree and the wedding; Feodor Dostoievsky --
The long exile; Leo Tolstoy --
The old bell-ringer; Vladimir Korolenko --
The signal; Vsevolod Garshin --
The bet; Anton Checkhov --
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 and the sweep; Hans Christian Andersen --
Henrik and Rosalie; Meyer Aron Goldschmidt --
Two worlds; Jens Peter Jacobsen --
The smith who could not get into hell; Peter Christen Asbjornsen and Jorgen Moe --
The father; Bjornsjerne Bjornson --
Skobelef; Johan Bojer --
Love and bread; August Strindberg --
The eclipse; Selma Lagerlof --
The falcon; Per Hallstrom --
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 Matos --
Children and old folks; Ivan Cankar. At the well; Laza K. Lazarevich --
The vampire; Jan Nerudo --
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 Fernandez-Garcia --
The attendant's confession; J.M. Machado de Assis --
The legend of Pygmalion; Ventura Garcia-Calderon --
Creole democracy; Rufino Blanco-Fombona --
The deaf satyr; Ruben Dario --
The specter bridegroom; Washington Irving --
Mrs. Bullfrog; Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The tell-tale heart; Edgar Allan Poe --
Journalism in Tennessee; Mark Twain --
The man and 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 and a paragraph; Henry Cuyler Bunner --
Supply and 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 and Maxim Lieber.

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