Prose

J. Joyce

JAMES JOYCE DUBLINERS short story THE SISTERS English Text

      James Joyce Dubliners short story The Sisters   Irish literature     Short introduction James Joyce (James Augustine Aloysius Joyce, 2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic. The Irish writer James Joyce is regarded as one of the most...

Gogol

NIKOLAI GOGOL story THE OVERCOAT (CLOAK) full English text

      Nikolai Gogol The Overcoat (The cloak)   Short russian story Russian literature     Short introduction   “The Overcoat” (sometimes translated as “The Cloak“) is a short story by Ukrainian-born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story “The Overcoat” and its author Nikolai Gogol have had great...

Chaplin Serye

NEW YEAR’S EVE by MICHAEL SERYE short story, Italian writers

      Michael Serye New Year’s Eve   (short new year’s eve story)     Italian literature, italian writers (text translated into English)     Below is the text of Michael Serye’s poem-short story: “New year’s eve” (Capodanno) translated into English. At this link you will find the text of Michael...

A Visit From Saint Nicholas

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS short story kids by C. C. MOORE

      Clement Clarke Moore Twas the night before Christmas (A visit from Saint Nicholas)   (Short Christmas story for kids)     Brief introduction   “A Visit from St. Nicholas”, more commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas” and “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” from its first line,...

Bible Genesis

BIBLE, OLD TESTAMENT, GENESIS 1-3 English text

    The New American Bible Old Testament   Pentateuch GENESIS       Chapter 1 (Bible – Pentateuch – Genesis)       1 In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a...

Tolstòj

LEO TOLSTOY – THREE QUESTIONS (short stories) ENG

. .. … Leo Tolstoy   Three questions (short story)         It once occurred to a certain king, that if he always knew the right time to begin everything; if he knew who were the right people to listen to, and whom to avoid; and, above all,...

Franz Kafka

FRANZ KAFKA short story: HOME COMING English text ENG

. .. … Franz Kafka Home coming (short story)     I have returned, I have passed under the arch and am looking around. It’s my father’s old yard. The puddle in the middle. Old, useless tools, jumbled together, block the way to the attic stairs. The cat lurks on...