Edith Wharton's Short Stories: Publication Information

Works by Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
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Wharton, Edith. "After Holbein." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1928. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 532-50. Saturday Evening Post 200 (5 May 1928): 6-7. Certain People, 1930.

---. "Afterward." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1910. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 152-76. Century 79 (January 1910): 321-39. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910.

---. "All Souls' " The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1937. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 879-97. First published in Ghosts, 1937. (All the other stories in this collection, which was published after Wharton's death, had been previously published.)

---. "The Angel at the Grave." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1901. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 245-58. Scribner's 29 (February 1901): 158-66. Crucial Instances, 1901

---. "April Showers." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1900. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 189-96. Youth's Companion 74 (18 January 1900): 25-26

---. "Atrophy." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1927. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 501-10. Ladies' Home Journal 44 (November 1927): 8-9.Certain People, 1930.

---. "Autres Temps . . . ." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1911. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 257-81. Century 82 (July 1911): 344-52; August 1911): 587-94 (under title "Other Times, Other Manners"). Xingu, 1916.

---. "The Best Man." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1905. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 685-705. Collier's 35 (2 September 1905): 14-17.The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908.

---. "Bewitched." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1925. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 403-20. Pictorial Review 26 (March 1925): 14-16. Here and Beyond, 1926

---. "The Blond Beast." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1910. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 131-51. Scribner's 48 (September 1910): 291-304. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910.

---. "The Bolted Door." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1909. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 3-35. Scribner's 45 (March 1909): 288-308. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910

---. "A Bottle of Perrier." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1926. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 511-31. Saturday Evening Post 198 (27 March 1926): 8-10 (under title "A Bottle of Evian"). Certain People, 1930.

---. "Bunner Sisters." Xingu and Other Stories. 1916. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. 307-436. First published in Xingu and Other Stories, 1916. Not included in Lewis's edition Collected Stories of Edith Wharton.

---. "Charm Incorporated." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1934. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 743-62. Hearst's International Cosmopolitan 96 (February 1934): 28-31 (under the title "Bread upon the Waters"). The World Over, 1936

---. "The Choice." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1908. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 345-55. Century 77 (November 1908): 32-40. Xingu, 1916

---. "Coming Home." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1915. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 230-56. Scribner's 58 (December 1915): 702-18. Xingu, 1916.

---. "Confession." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1936. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. Storyteller 58 (March 1936): 64-85 (under title "Unconfessed Crime"). The World Over, 1936.

---. "The Confessional." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 314-43.
Crucial Instances, 1901.

---. "Copy." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1900. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 275-86. Scribner's 27 (June 1900): 657-63. Crucial Instances, 1901

---. "A Coward." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 127-39. First published in The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "A Cup of Cold Water." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 151-72. First published in The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "The Daunt Diana." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1909. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 50-59. Scribner's 46 (July 1909): 35-41. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910

---. "The Day of the Funeral." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1933. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 669-86. Woman's Home companion 60 (January 1933): 7-8; (February 1933): 15-16 (under the title "In a Day"). Human Nature, 1933.

---. "The Debt." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1909. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 61-72. Scribner's 46 (August 1909): 165-72. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910

---. "The Descent of Man." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1904. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 347-63. Scribner's 35 (March 1904): 313-22. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "Diagnosis." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1930. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 723-39. Ladies' Home Journal 47 (November 1930): 8-9. Human Nature, 1930.

---. "Dieu D'amour." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1928. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 551-69. Ladies' Home Journal 45 (October 1928): 6-7. Certain People, 1930.

---. "The Dilettante." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1903. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 411-19. Harper's 108 (December 1903): 139-43. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Duchess at Prayer." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1900. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 229-44. Scribner's 28 (August 1900): 153-69. Crucial Instances, 1901

---. "Duration." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1936. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 859-71. First published in The World Over, 1936.

---. "Expiation." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1903. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 438-56. Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan 36 (December 1903): 209-22. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904.

---. "The Eyes." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1910. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 115-30. Scribner's 47 (June 1910): 671-80. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910.

---. "Friends." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1900. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 197-214. Youth's Companion 74 (23 August 1900): 671-80.

---. "Full Circle." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1909. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 73-91. Scribner's 46 (October 1909): 408-19. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910.

---. "The Fullness of Life." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1893. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 12-20. Scribner's 14 (December 1893): 699-704

---. "A Glimpse." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1932. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 687-705. Saturday Evening Post 205 (12 November 1932): 16-17. Human Nature, 1933.

---. "Her Son." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. [1933--other information not available]. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 619-68. Human Nature, 1933

---. "The Hermit and the Wild Woman." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1906. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 571-89. Scribner's 39 (February 1906): 145-56.The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908.

---. "His Father's Son." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1909. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 36-49. Scribner's 45 (June 1909): 657-65. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910

---. "The House of the Dead Hand." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1904. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 507-29. Atlantic Monthly 94 (August 1904): 781-89. In English edition only of The Descent of Man and Other Stories

---. "In Trust." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1906. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 616-31. Booklover's 7 (April 1906): 432-40. The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908

---. "The Introducers." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1905. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 530-54. Ainslee's 16 (December 1905): 139-48; (January 1906): 61-67.

---. "A Journey." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 79-87. First published in The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "Joy in the House." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1932. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 706-22. Nash's Pall Mall 90 (December 1932): 16-17. Human Nature, 1933.

---. "Kerfol." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1916. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 282-300. Scribner's 59 (March 1916): 329-41.Xingu, 1916.

---. "The Lady's Maid's Bell." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1902. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 457-74. Scribner's 32 (November 1902): 549-60. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Lamp of Psyche." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1895. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 42-57. Scribner's 18 (October 1895): 418-28

---. "The Last Asset." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1904. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 590-615. Scribner's 36 (August 1904): 150-68. The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908

---. "The Legend." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1910. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 92-114. Scribner's 47 (March 1910): 278-91. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910.

---. "Les Metteurs En Scène." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1906. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 555-68. Revue des Deux Mondes 67 (October 1908): 692-708.

---. "The Letter." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1904. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 493-506. Harper's 108 (April 1904): 781-89.

---. "The Letters." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1910. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 177-206. Century 80 (August 1910):485-92; (September 1910): 641-50; (October 1910): 812-19. Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910.

---. "The Line of Least Resistance." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1900. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 215-26. Lippincott's 66 (October 1900): 559-70.

---. "The Long Run." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1912. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 301-24. Atlantic Monthly 109 (February 1912): 145-63. Xingu, 1916.

---. "The Looking Glass." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1935. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 844-58. Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan 99 (December 1935): 32-35 (under the title "The Mirrors"). The World Over, 1936

---. "Miss Mary Pask." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1925. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 373-84. Pictorial Review 26 (April 1925): 8-9. Here and Beyond, 1926

---. "The Mission of Jane." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1902. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 364-79. Harper's 106 (December 1902): 63-74. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Moving Finger." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1901. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 301-13. Harper's 102 (March 1901): 627-32. Crucial Instances, 1901

---. "Mr. Jones." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1928. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 594-615. Ladies' Home Journal 45 (April 1928): 3-5. Certain People, 1930.

---. "Mrs. Manstey's View." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1891. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 3-11. Scribner's 10 (July 1891): 117-22

---. "The Muse's Tragedy." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 67-78. Scribner's 25 (January 1899): 77-84.

---. "The Other Two." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1904. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 380-96. Collier's 32 (13 February 1904): 15-20. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Pelican." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1898. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 88-103. Scribner's 24 (November 1898): 620-29. The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "Permanent Wave." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1935. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 789-800. Redbook 64 (April 1935): 20-23 (under the title "Poor Old Vincent"). The World Over, 1936.

---. "Pomegranate Seed." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1931. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 763-88. Saturday Evening Post 203 (25 April 1931): 6-7. The World Over, 1936.

---. "The Portrait." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 173-85. First published in The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "The Potboiler." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1904. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 663-84. Scribner's 36 (December 1904): 696-712. The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908.

---. "The Pretext." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1908. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 632-54. Scribner's 44 (August 1908): 173-87. The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908

---. "The Quicksand." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1902. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 397-410. Harper's 105 (June 1902): 13-21. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Reckoning." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1902. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 420-37. Harper's 105 (August 1902): 342-55. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Recovery." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1901. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 259-74. Harper's 102 (February 1901): 468-77. Crucial Instances, 1901

---. "The Refugees." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1919. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 570-93. Saturday Evening Post 191 (18 January 1919): 3-5. Certain People, 1930.

---. "The Rembrandt." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1900. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 287-300. Hearst's International Cosmopolitan 29 (August 1900): 429-37. Crucial Instances, 1901

---. "Roman Fever." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1934. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 833-42. Liberty 11 (10 November 1934): 10-14. The World Over, 1936.

---. "The Seed of the Faith." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1919. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 421-48. Scribner's 65 (January 1919): 17-33. Here and Beyond, 1926.

---. "Souls Belated." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 104-26. First published in The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "Telling a Short Story." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. xxxi-xl.

---. "The Temperate Zone." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1924. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 449-72. Pictorial Review 25 (February 1924): 5-7. Here and Beyond, 1926

---. "That Good May Come." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1894. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 21-41. Scribner's 15 (May 1894): 629-42.

---. "The Triumph of Night." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1914. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 325-44. Scribner's 56 (August 1914): 149-62. Xingu, 1916

---. "The Twilight of the God." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1899. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 140-50. First published in The Greater Inclination, 1899

---. "The Valley of Childish Things, and Other Emblems." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1894. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 58-63. Century 52 (July 1894): 629-42

---. "Velvet Ear Pads." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1926. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 473-99. First published in Here and Beyond, 1926.

---. "A Venetian Night's Entertainment." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1903. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 475-90. Scribner's 34 (December 1903): 640-51. The Descent of Man and Other Stories, 1904

---. "The Verdict." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1908. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 655-62. Scribner's 43 (June 1908): 689-93. The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908

---. "Writing a War Story." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1919. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 359-70. Woman's Home Companion 46 (September 1919): 17-1.

---. "Xingu." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1911. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 209-29. Scribner's 50 (December 1911): 684-96. Xingu and Other Stories, 1916.

---. "The Young Gentlemen." The Collected Short Stories of Edith Wharton. 1926. Ed. R. W. B . Lewis. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968. 385-402. Pictorial Review 27 (February 1926): 385-402. Here and Beyond, 1926.

Information on original serial publication places and dates is from Barbara White's Edith Wharton: Short Fiction.

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