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Short Stories
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Conroe, TX 77384
The following short stories have been selected and are offered in alphabetical order by
author's last name from: Kennedy, X. J., and Dana Gioia. Literature: An Introduction to
Fiction, Poetry and Drama. 8th ed. New York: Longman, 2001.
James Baldwin
“Sonny’s Blues”
Raymond Carver
“A Good Small Thing”
Willa Cather
“Paul’s Case”
Stephen Crane
"The Open Boat"
Guy de Maupassant
"The Necklace"
Ralph Ellison
"Battle Royal"
William Faulkner
"Barn Burning"
"A Rose for Emily"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Babylon Revisited"
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
"A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
"The Yellow Wallpaper"
Nathaniel Hawthorne
"Young Goodman Brown"
Ernest Hemingway
"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place"
Langston Hughes
"On the Road"
James Joyce
Franz Kafka
"The Metamorphoses"
D. H. Lawrence
"The Rocking Horse Winner"
Jack London
"To Build a Fire"
Joyce Carol Oates
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
Flannery O'Connor
"Good Country People"
"A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
Edgar Allan Poe
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
Katherine Anne Porter
"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
Isaac Bashevis Singer
"Gimpel the Fool"
Leo Tolstoy
"The Death of Ivan Ilych"
John Updike
"A & P"
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
"Harrison Bergeron"
More Short Stories
Chinua Achebe
“Dead Men’s Path”
T. Coraghessan Boyle
“Greasy Lake”
Raymond Carver
“What We Talk About When We Talk About Love”
Anton Chekhov
“The Lady with the Pet Dog”
Kate Chopin
“The Storm”
Sandra Cisneros
Zora Neale Hurston
Ha Ji
Jamaica Kincaid
Ursula K. Le Guin
“The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas”
Ralph Lombreglia
“Jungle Video”
Bernard Malamud
“Angel Levine”
Katherine Mansfield
“Miss Brill”
Bobbie Ann Mason
Tim O’Brien
“The Things They Carried”
Frank O’Connor
“First Confession”
Octavio Paz
“My Life with the Wave”
Leslie Marmon Silko
“The Man to Send Rain Clouds”
John Steinbeck
“The Chrysanthemums”
Amy Tan
“A Pair of Tickets”
Alice Walker
“Everyday Use”
Eudora Welty
“Why I Live at the P.O.”
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