Short Story Index Retrospective: 1915-1983

Short Story Index Retrospective: 1915-1983 is an archive database that includes the acclaimed Short Story Index from 1915 to 1983. It indexes tens of thousands of short stories across all literary genres. Subject indexing includes topics, themes, locales, genre and people.

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At a Glance


Subject Area: Literature & Language
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Content Includes:

  • Indexing for nearly 140,000 short stories published over 150 years
  • 350 indexed periodicals and collections of short stories

Subject Indexing Includes:

  • Topics and themes such as fathers and daughters, football and holidays
  • Locales (cities, states, regions and countries)
  • Genre (dialect stories, legends and folk tales, science fiction)
  • Names of individuals, peoples or professions that stories are about

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