The Short Story America Classics Library features hundreds of stories, by American and World authors. From familiar favorites to those you may not have discovered yet, all of these tales are well worth reading, remembering, studying or discussing with friends or classmates. Some longer stories like Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage," Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," Conrad's "Heart of Darkness," Kafka's "The Metamorphosis," and many others are here. Even Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" are here in the Classics Library, for your convenience. All stories in the Classics Library are in PDF format for your printing convenience, whether for bedtime reading or for highlighting and margin notes in the classroom or reading club. There is even great philosophical literature like Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Emerson's "Self-Reliance" and Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" on the "shelves" of the Classics Library.
     
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Hans Christian Andersen
1805 - 1875
The Emperor's New Clothes | The Little Match Girl | The Little Mermaid  
       
 
Jeanne-Marie Le
Prince de Beaumont

1711 - 1780
Beauty And The Beast   
       
 
Geoffrey Chaucer
1345 - 1400
THE CANTERBURY TALESThe Prologue | The Knight's Tale | The Miller's Tale | The Reeve's Tale | The Cook's Tale | The Man Of Law's Tale | The Wife Of Bath's Tale | The Friar's Tale | The Sompnour's Tale | The Clerk's Tale | The Merchant's Tale | The Squire's Tale | The Franklin's Tale | The Doctor's Tale | The Pardoner's Tale | The Shipman's Tale | The Prioress's Tale | The Tale Of Sir Thopas | The Tale Of Meliboeus | The Monk's Tale | The Nun's Priest's Tale  
       
 
Anton Chekhov
1860 - 1904
A Dead Body | A Lady's Story | A Nervous Breakdown | A Tragic Actor | A Transgression | After The Theatre | Champagne | Darkness | In Exile | Misery | On Official Duty | Small Fry | Sorrow | The Bet | The Cattle-Dealers | The Darling | The First-Class Passenger | The Kiss | The Lady With The Pet Dog | The Requiem | The Schoolmistress  
       
 
Carlo Collodi
1826 - 1890
The Adventures Of Pinocchio   
       
 
Joseph Conrad
1857 - 1924
Heart Of Darkness | The Idiots | The Secret Sharer  
       
 
Charles Dickens
1812 - 1870
A Christmas Carol | The Haunted House | The Signal-Man | The Trial For Murder  
       
 
Fyodor Dostoevsky
1821 - 1881
A Faint Heart | The Grand Inquisitor  
       
 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1859 - 1930
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Adventure I - A Scandal In Bohemia | Adventure II - The Red-Headed League | Adventure III - A Case Of Identity  
       
 
G. Manville Fenn
1831 - 1909
Young Robin Hood  
       
 
Nikolai Gogol
1809 - 1852
The Overcoat | The Cloak  
       
 
Jacob Grimm
1785 - 1863
Wilhelm Grimm
1766 - 1859
Cinderella | Hansel And Gretel | Little Red Riding Hood | Little Snow-White | Rapunzel | Rumpelstiltskin  
       
 
W. W. Jacobs
1863 - 1943
The Monkey's Paw  
       
 
James Joyce
1882 - 1941
The Dead  
       
 
Franz Kafka
1883 - 1924
The Metamorphosis  
       
 
D. H. Lawrence
1885 - 1930
The Rocking Horse Winner  
       
 
Guy de Maupassant
1850 - 1893
The Diary Of A Madman | The Necklace  
       
 
A. A. Milne
1882 - 1956
Armageddon  
       
 
Leo Tolstoy
1828 - 1910
God Sees The Truth, But Waits | The Death Of Ivan Ilyich  
       
 
Virginia Woolf
1862 - 1941
A Haunted House  | A Society | Monday Or Tuesday  
       
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