LibriVox 17th Anniversary Collection


"LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to life..." Hugh McGuire, LibriVox's founder, August 9, 2005

In celebration of LibriVox's seventeenth anniversary, here is collection of short works of various kinds and from varied authors which include in their title the words 'seventeen' or 'seventeenth' or the number '17.' Each piece is selected and read by a LibriVox volunteer.

Genre(s): Poetry, Short Stories, Essays & Short Works

Language: Multilingual

Group: LibriVox Anniversary Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 17 septembre 1793 de Jocelyn, 3éme période Alphonse de Lamartine Etext Christiane Jehanne
00:01:54 fr
Play 02 À Cassandre Ode 17 Pierre de Ronsard Etext Christiane Jehanne
00:01:39 fr
Play 03 Canto 17 from "Seventeen Cantos from the Inferno", translated by Thomas William Parsons Dante Alighieri Etext KevinS
00:08:35 en
Play 04 Christmas in Seventeen Seventy-Six Anne Hollingsworth Wharton Etext Bill Mosley
00:14:42 en
Play 05 Appearance of the 17-year Cicada in Rhode Island in 1903 Alpheus S. Packard Etext Sue Anderson
00:08:43 en
Play 06 Doctors' Riot, 1788 Joel T. Headley Etext Mary in Arkansas
00:18:15 en
Play 07 Section 17, from "Doctrine and Covenants" Joseph Smith, Jr. Etext Glenn O'Brien
00:02:41 en
Play 08 Gertrude the Governess; or, Simple Seventeen Stephen Leacock Etext Winnifred Assmann
00:22:08 en
Play 09 New York Times article, July 17, 1917: "Tells How She Hid on Army Transport" The New York Times Etext Colleen McMahon
00:04:19 en
Play 10 Houston: Where Seventeen Railroads Meet the Sea Jerome H. Farbar Etext Devorah Allen
00:08:09 en
Play 11 Introduction to "William Oughtred: A Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathematics" Florian Cajori Etext Ted Perkins
00:04:15 en
Play 12 Jeune fille, la grâce emplit tes dix-sept ans Victor Hugo Etext Isad
00:01:52 fr
Play 13 Chapter 2: The Earliest Smugglers, from "King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855" Edward Keble Chatterton Etext lightcrystal
00:46:05 en
Play 14 Louis Seventeenth: The Boy King Who Never Reigned Kate Dickinson Sweetser Etext Krista Zaleski
00:59:49 en
Play 15 Meditation XVII John Donne Etext Paula Messina
00:06:03 en
Play 16 Number 17 E. Nesbit Etext Ben Tucker
00:18:32 en
Play 17 Chapter 1 of "Number Seventeen" Henry Kingsley Etext czandra
00:21:04 en
Play 18 Psalm 17, KJV King James Version (KJV) Etext mleigh
00:03:19 en
Play 19 The Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Chapter 17 King James Version (KJV) Etext Algy Pug
00:04:21 en
Play 20 Roman ou On n’est pas sérieux, quand on a dix-sept ans Arthur Rimbaud Etext Isad
00:02:34 fr
Play 21 Volume 1 Part 3 Section 17, "Summary of the Position", of "The Secret Doctrine" Helena Petrovna Blavatsky Etext czandra
00:23:50 en
Play 22 A Seventeenth-century Story A. A. Milne Etext Garfield Dsouza
00:07:50 en
Play 23 Die Siebenzehnjährige auf dem Balle Luise Hensel Etext lorda
00:01:44 de
Play 24 Sonnet 17 William Shakespeare Etext Cavaet
00:01:25 en
Play 25 Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 17 Sir Philip Sidney Etext Mark Leder
00:01:33 en
Play 26 The Stamp-Act Riot of 1765 Joel T. Headley Etext Mary in Arkansas
00:18:40 en
Play 27 Sweet Seventeen (Howell) James R. Howell Etext Rapunzelina
00:01:32 en
Play 28 Sweet Seventeen (Linton) Eliza Lynn Linton Etext Ahana M
00:19:38 en
Play 29 The war message of President Woodrow Wilson delivered to the Congress of the United States April 2nd, 1917; also, The proclamation of war signed by the President April 6th, 1917 United States Government Etext TriciaG
00:35:55 en
Play 30 Preface to "The Working Life of Women in the 17th Century" Alice Clark Etext Michele Fry
00:06:05 en