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Short Stories: Catalog

The H.W. Wilson Company's Short Story Index defines short stories as "a brief narrative of not more than 150 average-sized pages." This guide will enable you to locate the full-text of short stories as well as criticism and interpretation about them.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2024 4:37 PM

Search the Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog to find a short story:

Do an author search in the Libraries Catalog

     Sample Search: hemingway, ernest

Look for the title of the short story or titles like "Collected Works," "Complete Works," or "Selected Works." Some records will list the stories contained in the collection.

Another way to locate short stories is to see if they are part of an anthology or other collection. Try a keyword search in the Libraries Catalog

     Sample Search: edgar allan poe AND stories

     Sample Search: tell tale heart


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