Course 22: Short Stories in the Democratic Age

Washington Irving (1783 – 1859)
Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 – 1864)
Wakefield,” “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” “The Maypole of Merrymount,” and “The Haunted Mind

Hans Christian Andersen (1805 – 1875)
The Princess and the Pea,” “Thumbelina,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Snow Queen

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849)
The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Murders in Rue Morgue,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Masque of the Red Death,” “The Cask of Amontillado

Nikolai Gogol (1809 – 1852)
The Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarreled with Ivan Nikiforovich,” “The Diary of a Madman,” “The Nose,” “The Carriage,” “The Portrait,” “The Overcoat

Grimms’ Fairy Tales (1812)
Rapunzel,” “Hansel and Gretel” “Cinderella,” “Little Snow White,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” “Golden Goose,” “Little Briar Rose

Mark Twain (1835 – 1910)
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg,” “Eve’s Diary,” “The $30,000 Bequest

Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904)
“The Kiss,” “Typhus,” “The Pipe,” “The Princess,” “Neighbors,” “The Grasshopper,” “Ward No. 6,” “Ariadna,” “The Black Monk,” “Murder,” “A Woman’s Kingdom,” “The Two Volodyas,” “Three Years,” “The Student,” “The House with the Mezzanine,” “Peasants,” “Man in a Case,” “Gooseberries,” “About Love,” “A Visit to Friends,” “Ionych,” “My Life,” “The Lady with the Dog,” “In the Ravine,” “Disturbing the Balance,” “The Bishop,” “The Bride “