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The Short-Story: Specimens Illustrating Its Development   Edited with Introduction and Notes by Brander Matthews, LL.D.

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The Short-Story: Specimens Illustrating Its Development- Edited with Introduction and Notes by Brander Matthews, LL.D.
This book is in "like new" condition. The only exception is an inscription of a previous owner's name written on the inside cover page.
 
A selection of 23 short stories from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the twentieth century, Brander Matthews—a pioneer of dramatic scholarship and professor at Columbia University—demonstrates, “the slow evolution of this literary species through the long centuries of advancing civilization.”

The husband of Aglaes, from Gesta Romanorum
The story of Griselda, by Boccaccio
Constantia and Theodosius, by Joseph Addison
Rip Van Vinkle, by Washington Irving
Dream-children, by Charles Lamb
Wandering Willie's tale by Walter Scott
Mateo Falcone, by Prosper Merimee
The shot, by Alexander Pushkin
The steadfast tin soldier, by Hans Christian Andersen
The fall of the house of Usher, by Edgar Allan Poe
The ambitious guest, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
A child's dream of a star, by Charles Dickens
What was it? by Fitz-James O'Brien
The father, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Tennessee's partner, by Bret Harte
The siege of Berlin, by Alphonse Daudet
The Insurgent, by Ludovic Halevy
The substitute, by Francois Coppee
Mrs. Knollys, by Frederic J. Stimson
The necklace by Guy de Maupassant
Markheim, by Robert Louis Stevenson
The man who was, by Rudyard Kipling
A sisterly Scheme, by H. C. Bunner
The Short-Story: Specimens Illustrating Its Development- Edited with Introduction and Notes by Brander Matthews, LL.D.
This book is in "like new" condition. The only exception is an inscription of a previous owner's name written on the inside cover page.
 
A selection of 23 short stories from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the twentieth century, Brander Matthews—a pioneer of dramatic scholarship and professor at Columbia University—demonstrates, “the slow evolution of this literary species through the long centuries of advancing civilization.”

The husband of Aglaes, from Gesta Romanorum
The story of Griselda, by Boccaccio
Constantia and Theodosius, by Joseph Addison
Rip Van Vinkle, by Washington Irving
Dream-children, by Charles Lamb
Wandering Willie's tale by Walter Scott
Mateo Falcone, by Prosper Merimee
The shot, by Alexander Pushkin
The steadfast tin soldier, by Hans Christian Andersen
The fall of the house of Usher, by Edgar Allan Poe
The ambitious guest, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
A child's dream of a star, by Charles Dickens
What was it? by Fitz-James O'Brien
The father, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Tennessee's partner, by Bret Harte
The siege of Berlin, by Alphonse Daudet
The Insurgent, by Ludovic Halevy
The substitute, by Francois Coppee
Mrs. Knollys, by Frederic J. Stimson
The necklace by Guy de Maupassant
Markheim, by Robert Louis Stevenson
The man who was, by Rudyard Kipling
A sisterly Scheme, by H. C. Bunner

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