30 American Poems audiobook
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This is a sequel of sorts to 37 American Poems, one of my first solos. Concentration here is on late 19th to early 20th Century works by US poets. (Summary by BellonaTimes)
Genre(s): Anthologies
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

African-American Collection audiobook VARIOUS ( - ) This collection recognizes Black History Month, February 2007. Two excellent resources for public domain African American writing are African American Writers (Bookshelf) and The Book of American Negro Poetry, edited by James Weldon Johnson. Johnson's collection inspired the Harlem Renaissance generation to establish a firm African-American literary tradition in the United States. (Summary by Alan) Genre(s): Anthologies, Anthologies Language: Read more [...]
Famous Modern Ghost Stories audiobook Dorothy SCARBOROUGH (1878 - 1935) An entertaining selection of "modern" ghost stories selected "to include specimens of a few of the distinctive types of modern ghosts, as well as to show the art of individual stories." Sure to please the love of the supernatural in all of us! (summary by J. M. Smallheer) Genre(s): Horror & Supernatural Fiction Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
The Happy Prince and Other Tales audiobook Oscar WILDE (1854 - 1900) Collection of children's stories written in 1888, dealing primarily with love and selfishness. These stories are generally sad, with a moralistic message. The collection includes: The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend, and The Remarkable Rocket. (Summary written by Joy Chan) Genre(s): Short Stories Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
LibriVox recording of 1912: Short Works Collection. Read by Bellona Times. Audiobook. This is a collection of public domain works either published in 1912, or written in 1912 and published before 1923. The accent is on non-fiction but a few short stories are included. (Summary by Bellona Times) Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; 1912; essay; non-fiction; short story     Read more [...]
The Junior Classics audiobook by William Patten (1868-1946) The purpose of The Junior Classics is to provide, in ten volumes containing about five thousand pages, a classified collection of tales, stories, and poems, both ancient and modern, suitable for boys and girls of from six to sixteen years of age. (summary from book introduction) This collection consists of Volume 1 of The Junior Classics, and it contains many well known stories in their original forms. Among stories from other authors, Read more [...]

37 American Poems audio
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Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th – early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker’s sole PD work. (Summary by BellonaTimes)
Genre(s): Poetry
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

John Keats: Selected Poems by John Keats John Keats is perhaps the most talented poet of the English Romantic Period. Although his life was cut short by disease at the age of 25, he produced some of the most famous poems in world literature. Less erudite and philosophical than Shelley and not so technically versatile as Byron, he displayed a sure poetic instinct and an amazing ability to appeal powerfully to the senses and to the emotions by the brilliance of his diction. Thus his poetry is noted Read more [...]

Dubliners audiobook
by James Joyce (1882 — 1941)

Masterful short stories about life in Dublin at the turn of the 19/20th century, by James Joyce. (Summary by Hugh McGuire) (FULL Audiobook)

 

 

The Best American Humorous Short Stories audiobook
by Alexander Jessup (editor) (1871-?)

Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 – 1914. The editor’s very extensive introduction is omitted from this Librivox audio book. (Summary by David Wales) (FULL Audiobook)

 

 

Anne of Green Gables audiobook Anne of Green Gables is a bestselling 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Written as fiction for readers of all ages, the literary classic has been considered a children's novel since the mid-twentieth century. It recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, a young orphan girl mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who have a farm on Prince Edward Island and who had intended to adopt a boy to help them. The Read more [...]

Short Story Collection audiobook
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Librivox’s Short Story Collection: a collection of short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Genre(s): Short Stories
Language: English
Group: Short Story Collections

 

Dorothy Dale audiobook From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Dorothy Dale series was published by the Stratemeyer Syndicate under the house pseudonym Margaret Penrose. This was Stratemeyer's first "Girls Series". Main characters Dorothy Dale Major Dale Ned & Nat White Tavia Travers List of Books in the Series Dorothy Dale: A Girl of Today (1908) Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School (1908) Dorothy Dale's Great Secret (1909) Dorothy Dale and Her Chums (1909) Dorothy Dale's Queer Read more [...]
Bear Creek Collection by Robert E. Howard (1906-1936) Breckinridge Elkins is the roughest, toughest, fastest-shootin', hardest-fightin' feller in the Bear Creek settlement, and probably in the entire Humbolt Mountains. As he travels further from home, he single-handedly takes on outlaws, settles (and starts) feuds and tries his hand at romancing the girls. He also discovers a lot of strange customs among other folks, such as building houses out of boards and wearing clothes that ain't buckskins. Read more [...]
The Bab Ballads audiobook by W. S. Gilbert (1836-1911) The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. S. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before he became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan. In writing the Bab Ballads, Gilbert developed his unique "topsy-turvy" style, where the humour was derived by setting up a ridiculous premise and working out its logical consequences, however absurd. The Ballads also reveal Gilbert's Read more [...]