• Charles E. May, The New Short Story Theories (Ohio UP 1994)


  • James Joyce, Dubliners
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown” (NAAL)
  • Edgar Allan Poe, “The Fall of the House of Usher” (NAAL)
  • Rudyard Kipling, “Mary Postgate”
  • Elizabeth Bowen, “The Demon Lover”
  • Annie Proulx, “Brokeback Mountain”
  • Nadine Gordimer, “Some Are Born to Sweet Delight”, “Once Upon a Time”
  • Hanif Kureishi, “My Son the Fanatic”
  • Anita Desai, “Scholar and Gypsy”
  • Katherine Mansfield, “The Garden Party”
  • Alice Munro, “Friend of My Youth”
  • Raymond Carver, “Cathedral” (NAAL),
  • Ernest Hemingway, “A Very Short Story”, “Hills Like White Elephants” “Cat in the Rain”
  • Jon McGregor, “If It Keeps On Raining”, “That Colour”
  • Ambrose Bierce, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” (NAAL)
  • Graham Swift, “Seraglio”
  • Virginia Woolf, “The Mark on the Wall”
  • Muriel Spark, “The House of the Famous Poet”
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen, “Black-Eyed Women”
  • Arthur Conan Doyle, “Silver Blaze”
  • Flannery O’Connor, “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”
  • Eudora Welty, “Why I Live at the P.O.”
  • Joy Williams, “Marabou”
  • Jamaica Kincaid, “Blackness”
  • Kristen Roupenian, “Cat Person”
  • Mark Haddon, “The Pier Falls”

NAAL: The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th Edition.

  • James Joyce, Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
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