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Reinhardt -- American Modernism: The Great Gatsby - Spring 2024: Short Stories

Collected Stories I

Browse the short stories below to see works by major authors associated with American Modermism.

William Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" (1930) on 

William Faulkner “Barn Burning” (1939)

Zora Neale Hurston "Spunk" (1925) 

Zora Neale Hurston "Gilded Six Bits"

 Ernest Hemingway "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (1936)

Ernest Hemingway "Soldier's Home"

Richard Connell "The Most Dangerous Game" (1924)

James Thurber “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (1939) 

Willa Cather "Neighbour Rosicky” (1932) on Canvas & Linked

Richard Wright "The Man Who Was Almost a Man" (1940) on Canvas & Linked

 Thomas Wolf “The Far and the Near” (1935) on Canvas & Linked

Secondary source material for short stories listed in Collected Short Stories I (read actual story first!)

These articles may be used as secondary sources for your research.

"A Rose for Emily" from Short Stories for Students

“Barn Burning” from Short Stories for Students

"Spunk" from Short Stories for Students

“The Gilded Six-Bits” from Short Stories for Students

"The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" from Short Stories for Students

"Soldier's Home" from Literary Resource Center

"The Most Dangerous Game from Short Stories for Students

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” from Short Stories for Students

"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" from: The Georgia Review

"Neighbour Rosicky from Short Stories for Students

"The Man who Was Almost a Man from Short Stories for Students

"The Far and Near"


Secondary source material for short stories listed in Collected Short Stories II (read actual story first!)

"Pale Horse, Pale Rider" from American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"  from Short Stories for Students 

"The Snows of Kilimanjaro"  from Short Stories for Students

"The Night the Ghost Got In" from Short Stories for Students

"Hills Like White Elephants"  from Short Stories for Students

"The Killers" from American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 1

"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" from Reference Guide to Short Fiction

"The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"  from Short Stories for Students

"The Chrysanthemums"  from Short Stories for Students

"A Worn Path"  from Short Stories for Students

"The New Dress"  from Short Stories for Students

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