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7 best short stories - Murder

7 best short stories - Murder

Autor*in: Glaspell, Susan; Anderson, Sherwood; London, Jack

Jahr: 2020

Sprache: Englisch

Umfang: 60 S.


Death is one of the most important themes in literature - the fragility of human life and our own finitude have haunted authors since the early days. So what about murder? The act of taking a human life goes beyond the scope of crime and haunts our own concept of humanity. Many authors have dedicated themselves to this subject and you can check out these short stories in this volume of our collection. This book contains: - The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe. - A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell. - The Caballero's Way by O. Henry. - The Sheriff's Children by Charles W. Chesnut. - Moon-face by Jack London. - Brothers by Sherwood Anderson. - Markheim by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Autor(en) Information:
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. Susan Keating Glaspell was an American playwright, novelist, journalist and actress. With her husband George Cram Cook, she founded the Provincetown Players, the first modern American theatre company. William Sydney Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. O. Henry's stories frequently have surprise endings. In his day he was called the American answer to Guy de Maupassant. Charles Waddell Chesnutt was an African-American author, essayist, political activist and lawyer, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil War South. John Griffith London was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. Sherwood Anderson was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful copywriter and business owner in Cleveland and Elyria, Ohio. Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses.

Titel: 7 best short stories - Murder

Autor*in: Glaspell, Susan; Anderson, Sherwood; London, Jack

Verlag: Tacet Books

ISBN: 9783968585802

Kategorie: Belletristik & Unterhaltung, Krimi & Thriller, Detektive

Dateigröße: 294 KB

Format: ePub

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