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1) Story, Joseph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1811-45), b. Marblehead, Mass. Admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1801, he practiced law in Salem and was...

2) short story. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term covers a wide variety of narratives-from stories in which the main focus is on the course of events to studies of character, from the "short short" story...

3) detective story. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...detective story, see mystery....

4) mystery. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although some critics trace the origins of the genre to such disparate works as Aesop's fables, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and the Apocrypha, most agree that the...

5) novel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although the novel has a place in the literatures of all nations, this article concentrates on the evolution of the novel in England, France, Russia and the former...

6) Lardner, Ring. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ringgold Wilmer Lardner), 1885-1933, American humorist and short-story writer, b. Niles, Mich. He was a sports reporter in Chicago, St. Louis, and Boston from 1907...

7) Susanna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Heroine of a story told in the Book of Daniel, in a chapter (13) placed in the Apocrypha in the Authorized Version (see Daniel). Two elders attempt to seduce Susanna...

8) Tristram and Isolde. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The earliest extant version (incomplete) was written (c.1185) by Thomas of Britain in Anglo-Norman French verse. About 1210, Gottfried von Strassburg wrote in German...

9) Griselda. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The story originated in a widespread W European folktale patterned in part upon the story of Cupid and Psyche. The tale of Griselda was used by Boccaccio in the Decameron,...

10) Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American novelist and short-story writer, b. Salem, Mass., one of the great masters of American fiction. His novels and tales are penetrating explorations of moral...

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