Sufi stories. Godsdebris. A Perfect Day for Bananafish - J. D. Salinger. THERE WERE ninety-seven New York advertising men in the hotel, and, the way they were monopolizing the long-distance lines, the girl in 507 had to wait from noon till almost two-thirty to get her call through.
She used the time, though. She read an article in a women's pocket-size magazine, called "Sex Is Fun-or Hell. " Alexander Afanasyev. Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev (Afanasief, Afanasiev or Afanas'ev, Russian: Александр Николаевич Афанасьев) (23 July [O.S. 11 July] 1826 — 5 October [O.S. 23 September] 1871) was a Russian Slavist and ethnographer who published nearly 600 Russian fairy and folk tales, one of the largest collections of folklore in the world.
The first edition of his collection was published in eight volumes from 1855–67, earning him the reputation as being the Russian counterpart to the Brothers Grimm. Life Alexander Afanasyev was born in the town of Boguchar, Voronezh Governorate of the Russian Empire (modern-day Voronezh Oblast of Russia) into a family of modest means. His mother Varvara Mikhailovna Afanasyeva came from common people. 10 Best Science Fiction Short Stories of All Time: From the Golden Age to the Modern Era.
Best Science Fiction Stories of All Time These are the best science fiction stories of all time, according to somebody who spent much of her life thinking that science fiction sucked.
You see, it was only a few years ago that I admitted that I don't like modern science fiction short stories. I much prefer the fantastic science fiction shorts of the Golden Age that first appeared in science fiction short story pulp magazines in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, like Astounding Stories, Amazing Stories, Weird Tales, and the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. To misquote the late Douglas Adams: "That's when stories were real stories. The front page of the internet. Harrison Bergeron. French Translation from Avice Robitaille.
Short Stories That Mean A Lot To Me - Library of Alexandria. Every once and a while I will run into a short story that will really make me think about my world view.
I spend a lot of time reading online, probably way more than I should. Occasionally, something sticks. It worms its way deep into my psyche and I return year after year to re-read it. Here are some of my favorites. Number 1: Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.This story provides a chilling examination of egalitarianism gone too far. Number 2: The Last Question by Isaac Asimov. The 50 Best Short Stories of All Time - How many have you read? The 50 Best Short Stories of All Time - How many have you read? 10 Best Science Fiction Short Stories of All Time: From the Golden Age to the Modern Era.
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He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author of Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self. For more about Alex, please see this editor’s note. The Story of An Hour. By Kate Chopin This story was first published in 1894 as The Dream of an Hour before being republished under this title in 1895.
We encourage students and teachers to use our The Story of An Hour Study Guide and Feminist Literature Study Guide. Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband's death. It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints that revealed in half concealing. She did not hear the story as many women have heard the same, with a paralyzed inability to accept its significance. The Strange & Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit. For nearly thirty years, a phantom haunted the woods of Central Maine.
Unseen and unknown, he lived in secret, creeping into homes in the dead of night and surviving on what he could steal. To the spooked locals, he became a legend—or maybe a myth. They wondered how he could possibly be real. Until one day last year, the hermit came out of the forest The hermit set out of camp at midnight, carrying his backpack and his bag of break-in tools, and threaded through the forest, rock to root to rock, every step memorized. Candy! Italian Folktales.
The walls of the city of Venice are the sea and her roof the sky, and there is no scarcity of anything that life in a great city demands.
In this rich and magnificent city there lived in former days a merchant named Dimitrio, a good and trustworthy man of upright life. He desired offspring greatly. Therefore he took to wife a fair and graceful girl named Polissena. He loved her as dearly as ever man loved woman, and also took care to let her have lots of things for her pleasure. One day Dimitrio determined to go by ship with a cargo of goods for Cyprus, and, when he had got ready his apparel and stocked the house with provisions and everything that was needed, he left his dear wife Polissena with a fair and buxom serving-maid to keep her company, and set sail. After he left Polissena went on living luxuriously and indulged herself with delicacies, but before very long she found she was unable to endure the pricks of amorous appetite any longer.
"Do you wish me to tell it you briefly? " The Red Horizon Ch 1, Last of the Mohicans. Near Albany, New York, 1757 Alice Munro was nothing like her sister.
Cora, a dark-haired beauty, was the antithesis of Alice's pale, refined features and golden hair. The Life Story of a Condom. I born in factory. They put me in wrapper. They seal me in box. Three of us in box. In early days, they move us around. From factory to warehouse. One day in store, boy human sees us on shelf. He goes to house, runs into bedroom, locks door.