"Eveline" by James Joyce, originally published in the short story collection Dubliners in 1914.
Originally published in 1843, "The Black Cat" remains one of Edgar Allan Poe's most psychologically disturbed and narratively ambiguous short stories.
"Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" by Herman Melville, a short story originally serialized in two 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine.
"The Big Space Fuck" by Kurt Vonnegut, a short sci-fi story originally published in Again, Dangerous Visions (1972).
"The Happy Prince" by Oscar Wilde, originally published in 1888 in The Happy Prince and Other Tales.