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American Modernism: The Great Gatsby - Gambee: Short Stories


Collected Stories on the Web

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

Susan Glaspell “A Jury of Her Peers” (1917)

Secondary source material for short stories listed above (read actual story first!)

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

"A Rose for Emily" from Short Stories for Students

“That Evening Sun” 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

"Hills Like White Elephants" 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" source 2

"Neighbour Rosicky from Short Stories for Students

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

"The Far and the Near" source 1

"The Far and the Near" source 2

"The Far and the Near" source 3 JOURNAL ARTICLE "Thomas Wolfe's Train as Symbol" by Richard Walser

“A Jury of Her Peers” from Short Stories for Students

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