Godey's Lady's Book

Selected Fiction

Poems, short stories, and serial stories made up the bulk of the Book. Here you will find a selection of each, as well as synopses for others.

Godey and Hale repeatedly used the work of several favorite authors. Some of these are listed in a Table of Works by Selected Authors which includes publication volume, date, and number of columns for their works.

Full Texts Available:

Synopses for the following stories are available:

T. S. Arthur:

Alice B. Neal:

Godey's Lady's Book: Samples Collection
Created and copyright by Hope Greenberg. Last updated: April 2000.