Short Story Index Retrospective: 1915-1983

Essential for readers, educators, librarians, parents, and more, this one-of-a-kind tool brings your library fast and flexible access to the full content of the acclaimed Short Story Index back to its beginning in 1915.

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At a Glance

Subject Indexing Includes:

  • Topics and themes such as fathers and daughters, football, holidays, and more
  • 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

Short Story Index Retrospective 1915-1983 includes bibliographic entries for nearly 140,000 short stories published over 150 years. Citations to short stories published from the 1820s to the 1980s from some 350 periodicals and collections of short stories are also included.