MODERN SHORT-STORIES

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND WITH BIOGRAPHIES AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES

BY MARGARET ASHMUN, M.A.

FORMERLY INSTRUCTOR IN ENGLISH IN THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1914

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Table of Contents ix
  • Introduction - The Short-Story as a Subject of Study xi
  • The Cask of Amontillado 1
  • Bibliography 13
  • The Return of a Private 15
  • Bibliography 42
  • Mateo Falcone 43
  • Bibliography 62
  • The Hiding of Black Bill 64
  • Bibliography 82
  • The Substitute 84
  • Bibliography 99
  • Rip Van Winkle - A Posthumous Writing of Diedrich Knickerbocker 101
  • Bibliography 129
  • The Thief 130
  • Bibliography 158
  • The King of Boyville 159
  • Bibliography 171
  • The Father 172
  • Bibliography 177
  • What Was It? A Mystery 179
  • Bibliography 199
  • The Real Thing 201
  • Bibliography 241
  • Dr. Heidegger's Experiment 243
  • Bibliography 259
  • A Rose of the Ghetto 262
  • Bibliography 282
  • Two Friends 284
  • Bibliography 295
  • Aged Folk 297
  • Bibliography 308
  • To Build a Fire 309
  • Bibliography 335
  • Rhymer the Second 337
  • Bibliography 353
  • A Living Relic 354
  • Bibliography 375
  • The Monkey's Paw 377
  • Bibliography 393
  • A Christmas Guest 395
  • Bibliography 407
  • The Long Exile - God Sees the Truth but Waits 409
  • Bibliography 422
  • Appendix - List of Reference Books and Short-Stories 425
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