Short Works of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper – Scholar’s Choice Edition

    The BLACK Man in the WHITE House: Racism Is Alive and Well in America The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. While this law was created to protect voter’s rights and eliminate segregation in[…]

World War One Short Stories

World War One Short Stories These gripping tales from the trenches of France and Belgium offer firsthand testimony to the mayhem that devastated Europe from 1914 to 1918. Written mostly by veterans, they offer moving accounts of life and death amid the constant terror of bombs, poison gas, and machine guns. In addition to the[…]

Spanish-American Short Stories / Cuentos hispanoamericanos: A Dual-Lan

Spanish-American Short Stories / Cuentos hispanoamericanos: A Dual-Lan These seventeen stories from the Caribbean and Central and South America encompass a tremendous variety of subjects, settings, moods, and styles from worldly sophistication to outright savagery. Ranging in publication dates from 1867 to 1922, each story is by a different writer from a different country. All[…]

Short Stories

Short Stories Described by literary critic Robert Morss Lovett as “a novelist of civilization, absorbed in the somewhat mechanical operations of civilization, absorbed in the somewhat mechanical operations of culture, preoccupied with the upper (‘and inner’) class,” Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) also wrote superbly crafted works of short fiction. The seven stories in[…]