William Dean Howells: Short Stories

Works

  • Venetian Life (1866)
  • Italian Journeys (1867)
  • Suburban Sketches (1871)
  • Their Wedding Journey (1872)
  • The Parlor Car (1876)
  • A Counterfeit Presentment (1877)
  • The Lady of The Aroostook (1879)

The following were written during his residence in England and in Italy, as was The Rise of Silas Lapham in 1885.

  • The Undiscovered Country (1880)
  • A Fearful Responsibility (1881)
  • Dr. Breen's Practice (1881)
  • The Sleeping Car (1882)
  • A Modern Instance (1882)
  • A Woman's Reason (1883)
  • Three Villages (1884)
  • Tuscan Cities (1885)
  • The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885)

He returned to the United States in 1886. He wrote various types of works, including fiction, poetry, and farces, of which The Sleeping Car, The Mouse-Trap, The Elevator; Christmas Every Day; and Out of the Question are characteristic.

  • Indian Summer (1886)
  • The Minister's Charge (1886)
  • Annie Kilburn (1887/88)
  • Modern Italian Poets (1887)
  • April Hopes (1888)
  • Mark Twain's Library of Humor (1888, in conjunction with Mark Twain)
  • A Hazard of New Fortunes (1889)
  • The Shadow of a Dream (1890)
  • A Boy's Town (1890)
  • Criticism and Fiction (1891)
  • Christmas Every Day (1892)
  • The Quality of Mercy (1892)
  • An Imperative Duty (1892)
  • The Coast of Bohemia (1893)
  • My Year In a Log Cabin (1893)
  • A Traveler from Altruria (1894)
  • Stops of Various Quills (1895)
  • The Landlord At Lion's Head (1897)
  • The Story of a Play (1898)
  • Ragged Lady (1899)
  • Their Silver Wedding Anniversary (1899)
  • The Flight of Pony Baker (1902)
  • The Kentons (1902)
  • Questionable Shapes (1903)
  • Son of Royal Langbrith (1904)
  • Editha (1905)
  • London Films (1905)
  • Certain Delightful English Towns (1906)
  • Between the Dark and the Daylight (1907)
  • Through the Eye of the Needle (1907)
  • Heroines of Fiction (1908)
  • The Landlord At Lion's Head (1908)
  • My Mark Twain: Reminiscences (1910)
  • New Leaf Mills (1913)
  • Seen and Unseen at Stratford-upon-Avon: A Fantasy (1914)
  • The Leatherwood God (1916)
  • Years of My Youth (autobiography) (1916)

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