The Best American Humorous Short Stories (Download)

You can download another eBook, The Best American Humorous Short Stories from our website. Because we have collected its links from the public domain websites. In fact, this eBook contains several classic short tales by various authors. Moreover, the collection was edited by Alexander Jessup. According to him:

This volume does not aim to contain all ‘the best American humorous short stories‘. There are many other stories equally as good. I suppose, in much the same vein, scattered through the range of American literature. I have tried to keep a certain unity of aim and impression in selecting these stories.

There are 18 best short stories in this collection and moreover, these stories belong to the period of 1839 to 1914. In addition, Jessup has tried to present some of the best short stories from the American humorous literature. You will also find some classic tales from the works of various great and somewhat famous American story writers.

Contents of the book The Best American Humorous Short Stories

The Best American Humorous Short Stories (Download)

Introduction by Alexander Jessup
The Little Frenchman and His Water Lots by George Pope Morris
The Angel of the Odd by Edgar Allan Poe
The Schoolmaster’s progress by Caroline M.S. Kirkland
The Watkinson Evening by Eliza Leslie
Titbottom’s Spectacles by George William Curtis

My Double; and How he Undid me by Edward Everett Hale
A Visit to The Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain
Elder Brown’s Backslide by Harry Stillwell Edwards
The Hotel Experience of Mr. Pink Fluker by Richard Malcolm Johnston
The Nice People by Henry Cuyler Bunner
The Buller-Podington Compact by Frank Richard Stockton

Colonel Starbottle for the Plaintiff by Bret Harte
The Duplicity of Hargraves by O. Henry
Bargain Day at Tutt House by George Randolph Chester
A Call by Grace McGowan Cooke
How The Widow Won The Deacon by William James Lampton
Gideon by Wells Hastings

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