The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Alexander Jessup et al.

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Editor Jessup, Alexander, 1871-
Contributor Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896
Contributor Chester, George Randolph, 1869-1924
Contributor Cooke, Grace MacGowan, 1863-1944
Contributor Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Contributor Edwards, Harry Stillwell, 1855-1938
Contributor Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Contributor Harte, Bret, 1836-1902
Contributor Hastings, Wells, 1879-1923
Contributor Henry, O., 1862-1910
Contributor Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Contributor Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898
Contributor Kirkland, Caroline M. (Caroline Matilda), 1801-1864
Contributor Lampton, William J. (William James), -1917
Contributor Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858
Contributor Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864
Contributor Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Contributor Stockton, Frank R., 1834-1902
Contributor Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Title The Best American Humorous Short Stories
Note Edited and introduced by Alexander Jessup
Contents The little Frenchman and his water lots / G.P. Morris -- The angel of the odd / E.A. Poe -- The schoolmaster's progress / Caroline M.S. Kirkland -- The Watkinson evening / Eliza Leslie -- Titbottom's spectacles / G.W. Curtis -- My double; and how he undid me / E.E. Hale -- A visit to the asylum for aged and decayed punsters / O.W. Holmes -- The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras county / Mark Twain -- Elder Brown's backslide / H.S. Edwards -- The hotel experience of Mr. Pink Fluker / R.M. Johnston -- The nice people / H.C. Bunner -- The Buller-Podington compact / F.R. Stockton -- Colonel Starbottle for the plaintiff / B. Harte -- The duplicity of Hargraves / O. Henry -- Bargain day at Tutt House / G.R. Chester -- A call / Grace M. Cooke -- How the widow won the deacon / W.J. Lampton -- Gideon / W. Hastings.
Credits Etext produced by Keith M. Eckrich and PG Distributed Proofreaders; HTML file produced by David Widger
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Short stories, American
Category Text
EBook-No. 10947
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Aug 8, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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