William Wells Brown, “Ira Aldridge”
Mark Twain, “The £1,000,000 Bank-Note"
Rollin Lynde Hartt, “Melodrama”
Washington Irving, “The Poor Devil Author”
Stephen Crane, “The Black Dog”
Edith Wharton, “Kerfol”
Edgar Allan Poe, “The Masque of the Red Death”
Fannie Barrier Williams, “Women in Politics”
Clare Winger Harris, “The Miracle of the Lily”
Heywood Broun, “This Side of Paradise?”
Sherwood Anderson, “The New Englander”
Sarah Orne Jewett, "The Circus at Denby "
Maud Wood Park, “A Perfect Moment”
Jack London, “The Water Baby”
Ernest Hemingway, “A Veteran Visits the Old Front—Wishes He Had Stayed Away”
Willa Cather, “Paul’s Case”
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