Literature / Great Short Story Authors

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Can you name the authors included in 'The Art of the Short Story'?

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Short StoryAuthorNationality
Happy EndingsCanadian
Roman FeverAmerican
American; Gimpel the FoolYiddish/Polish/American
The Fall of the House of Usher; The Tell-Tale HeartAmerican
Odour of Chrysanthemums; The Rocking-Horse WinnerEnglish
The Ones Who Walk Away from OmelasAmerican
A Woman on a RoofRhodesian/British
A Clean Well-Lighted PlaceAmerican
The Garden of Forking PathsArgentine
The LotteryAmerican
A Haunted HouseEnglish
Cathedral; A Small, Good ThingAmerican
How I Met My HusbandCanadian
Paul's CaseAmerican
A Simple HeartFrench
A Party Down at the SquareAmerican
Whare Are You Going, Where Have You Been?American
Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-StreetAmerican
The Lady with the Pet Dog; MiseryRussian
The Secret SharerPolish/British
Babylon RevisitedAmerican
Before the Law; The MetamorphosisAustro-Hungarian
The Real ThingAmerican
Short StoryAuthorNationality
A Good Man Is Hard To Find; RevelationAmerican
Flowering JudasAmerican
The Storm; The Story of an HourAmerican
The GuestFrench
Why I Live at the P.O.American
Sonny's BluesAmerican
To Build A FireAmerican
A Very Old Man with Enormous WingsColombian
The NecklaceFrench
Miss Brill; The Garden-PartyNew Zealander
The Man to Send Rain CloudsAmerican
The Open BoatAmerican
Dead Men's PathNigerian
Barn Burning; A Rose for EmilyAmerican
The Yellow WallpaperAmerican
The OvercoatRussian
A Company of Laughing FacesSouth African
The Death of Ivan IlychRussian
The SwimmerAmerican
Araby; The DeadIrish
Young Goodman Brown; The BirthmarkAmerican
Everyday UseAmerican

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