Twice-Told Tales is a series of short story collections by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The first volume was published in 1837. A second volume was published in 1842. In 1851, a 2-volume collection was published. The stories had all been previously published in magazines and annuals, hence the name.Warning: template has been deprecated.— Excerpted from Twice-Told Tales on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. one or more chapters are available in a spoken word format.