The Emergence of the Short Story in the Nineteenth Century Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Machado de Assis
“Missa do Galo” (short story) 1899

Honoré de Balzac
“El Verdugo” (short story) 1830

Ambrose Bierce
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (short stories) 1891

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
“The Haunters and the Haunted” (short story) 1859

George Washington Cable
Old Creole Days (short stories) 1879

Anton Chekhov
“Poceluj” [“The Kiss”] (short story) 1887

Lydia Maria Child
“The Quadroons” (short story) 1842

Kate Chopin
Bayou Folk (short stories) 1894

Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)
“The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” (short story) 1865

Alphonse Daudet
Lettres de mon moulin: Impressions et souvenirs [Letters from My Mill] (short stories) 1869

Esteban Echeverria
“El matadero” (short story) 1838

Gustave Flaubert
Trois contes [Three Tales] (short stories) 1877

Elizabeth Gaskell
“The Old Nurse's Story” (short story) 1852

Théophile Gautier
“Une nuit de Cléopâtre” [“One of Cleopatra's Nights”] (short story) 1838

Nikolai Gogol
“Shinel” [“The Overcoat”] (short story) 1842

Sarah Josepha Hale
“The Village Schoolmistress” (short story) 1829

Thomas Hardy
“The Three Strangers” (short story) 1883

Bret Harte
“The Luck of Roaring Camp” (short story) 1868

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Twice-Told Tales (short stories) 1837
Mosses from an Old Manse (short stories) 1846

E. T. A. Hoffmann
Fantasiestücke in Callots Manier. 2 vols. (short stories) 1814-15

Washington Irving
Sketch Book (short stories) 1820

Henry James
A Passionate Pilgrim (short stories) 1875

Grace King
Tales of a Time and Place (short stories) 1892

Rudyard Kipling
Plain Tales from the Hills (short stories) 1888

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
“The Familiar” (short story) 1851

Guy de Maupassant
“Boule de suif” [“Ball of Fat”] (short story) 1880
“La Parure” [“The Necklace”] (short story) 1884

Afonso Arinos de Melo Franco
Pelo Sertão 1896

Herman Melville
The Piazza Tales (short stories) 1856

Prosper Mérimée
“Mateo Falcone” (short story) 1829

Mary Noailles Murfree
In the Tennessee Mountains (short stories) 1884

Alfred du Musset
Contes et Nouvelles (short stories) 1840

Charles Nodier
“Inès de las Sierras” (short story) 1837

Thomas Nelson Page
In Ole Virginia; or, Marse Chan and Other Stories (short stories) 1887

Edgar Allan Poe
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (short stories) 1840

Aleksandr Pushkin
“Vystrel” [“The Shot”] (short story) 1830

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
“Hand and Soul” (short story) 1850

Walter Scott
“The Two Drovers” (short story) 1827

William Gilmore Simms
The Wigwam and the Cabin (short stories) 1845

Robert Louis Stevenson
“A Lodging for the Night” (short story) 1877
“The Beach at Falesa” (short story) 1891

Elizabeth Stoddard
“The Prescription” (short story) 1864

Harriet Beecher Stowe
“The Ghost in the Cap'n Brown House” (short story) 1872

Ivan Turgenev
Zapiski okhotnika [Sportsman's Sketches] (short stories) 1851