Beyond Poe: canonical short stories
September 20, 2009 5:13 PM Subscribe
What are the world's most acclaimed short stories?
posted by Bleusman to Writing & Language (66 answers total) 166 users marked this as a favorite
These are short stories you'd call part of the Canon with a capital C. The short stories that influenced people to write more short stories, and more. I'm not looking for novellas - I'm referring to things like Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants", with a similar sort of length.