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)
Thumbelina,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Ugly Duckling,” and “The Snow Queen

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849)
The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Cask of Amontillado

Nikolai Gogol (1809 – 1852)
The Diary of a Madman,” “The Nose,” “The Carriage,” and “The Overcoat

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

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

Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904)
“The Grasshopper,” “Ward No. 6,” “The Kiss,” “Typhus,” “The Lady with the Dog,” “The Bishop,” and “The Bride.“