An Introduction to the Short Story
An Introduction to the Short Story is an "anthology" of nine stories created for Smarr Publishers' "Introduction to Literature" course. The anthology introduces the student to stories written by some of the best storytellers of all times. Included in this volume are "The Lady or the Tiger?" (John Stockton), "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (Washington Irving), "Hop-Frog" (Edgar Allan Poe), "The Fight" (Augustus Baldwin Longstreet), "To Build a Fire" (Jack London), "The Gift of the Magi" (O. Henry), "The Carriage-Lamps" (Stephen Crane), and "God Sees the Truth, But Waits" (Leo Tolstoy).