Henry Miller Short Stories


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What is the title of one of Henry Miller's famous novels?

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1. What genre would Henry Miller's work best be described as?

2. What year was Henry Miller's short story collection Stand Still Like the Hummingbird published?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to see what you know about the famous American writer Henry Miller and his short stories. Important topics to consider include one of Miller's famous novels and the genre of his writings.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following key points:

  • Year when Stand Still Like the Hummingbird was published
  • City that was the setting for many stories in The Cosmological Eye
  • First title of a posthumous book of stories from Miller

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the short stories of Henry Miller
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the date when Stand Still Like the Hummingbird was published and the genre of most of his works
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the original title of a book of stories published after Miller's death

Additional Learning

For more on the author, you can review the lesson named Henry Miller Short Stories. These areas of study will be discussed:

  • The Beat era of literature
  • Background of his literary contributions
  • Details about three of his short story collections