Multilingual Short Works Collection 022 - Poetry & Prose

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This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. - Summary by ToddHW

1. Ancient Greek - Ἄστερες μὲν ἀμφὶ κάλαν σελάνναν [Asteres men amphi kalan selannan] - 0:42

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Sappho (c. 630 - c. 570 BC)

key words: poetry, fragment, moon, stars

2. Czech - Smrt kmotřenka - 7:24

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Karel Jaromír Erben (1811-1870)

key words: Slavic fairy tale

3. Danish - Konen med æggene (en gammel historie sat i rim) - 2:33

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H.C. Andersen (1805-1875)

key words: poetry, funny, wishful thinking

4. Esperanto - En la brikejo - 26:44

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Józef Waśniewski (1858-1897)

key words: one of the earliest short stories in Esperanto

5. Esperanto - Vizito de la steloj sur la tero - 6:03

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Feliks Zamenhof (1868-1933)

key words: Poetry

6. Esperanto - La vojevodo - 4:05

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Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855), translated by L. L. Zamenhof

key words: Poetry, love, revenge, servant

7. Italian (Roman dialect) - Er giudizzio univerzale - 1:21

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Giuseppe Gioachino Belli (1791-1863)

key words: end of the world; last judgment, Capella Sistina in popular verses

8. Italian - Il mare canta - 1:15

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Ferdinando Fontana (1850-1919)

key words: nature, sea, romantic poetry

9. Italian - Marzo 1821 - 5:05

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Alessandro Manzoni (1785-1873)

key words: A civil ode about the Austrian domination in Italy

10. Italian - Gli ubriachi - 15:38

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Salvatore Di Giacomo (1860-1934)

key words: racconto napoletano, ubriachezza, 800

11. Japanese - こころ通はざる日に [Kokoro-kayo wa zaru-bi ni] - 0:55

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Haruo Sato (1892-1964)

key words: Poetry, Melancholy, Japanese Aestheticism

12. Luxembourgish - Zwê Bridder - 1:05

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Michel Lentz (1820-1893)

key words: poetry, funny and serious moments in life

13. Old Tupi - Ave Marîa - 0:48

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Antônio de Araújo (1566-1632)

key words: catechism, Holy Mary, Jesuits, Indigenous

14. Polish – Czaty - 4:03

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Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855)

key words: Poetry, love, revenge, servant

15. Polish - Polowanie na wieloryby - 23:05

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Wacław Sieroszewski (1858-1945)

key words: opowiadanie, polowanie, wieloryby

16. Portuguese - Lei Áurea ou Lei Imperial n.° 3.353 - 2:25

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Rodrigo Augusto da Silva (1833-1889)

key words: Brazil, law, slavery, abolishment, escravidão, abolição

17. Romanian - Câinele și Cățelul - 2:45

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Grigore Alexandrescu (1810-1885)

key words: Fable

18. Romanian - El Zorab - 9:35

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George Cosbuc (1866-1918)

key words: Poetry

19. Romanian - Lordul John
2:46

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George Cosbuc (1866-1918)

key words: Poetry

20. Romanian - Ursul și Lupul
4:15

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Grigore Alexandrescu (1810-1885)

key words: Fable

Genre(s): Poetry, Short Stories

Language: Multilingual

Group: Multilingual Poetry & Short Works Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Ancient Greek - Αστερες μὲν ἀμφὶ κάλαν σελάνναν [Asteres men amphi kalan selannan] Sappho Etext Pier
00:00:43 grc
Play 02 Czech - Smrt kmotřenka Karel Jaromír Erben Etext Martina Nomak
00:07:24 cs
Play 03 Danish - Konen med æggene (en gammel historie sat i rim) Hans Christian Andersen Etext Anders Ø. Kristensen
00:02:34 da
Play 04 Esperanto - En la brikejo Jozef Waśniewski Etext Przemysław Wierzbowski
00:26:44 eo
Play 05 Esperanto - Vizito de la steloj sur la tero Feliks Zamenhof Etext Przemysław Wierzbowski
00:06:03 eo
Play 06 Esperanto - La vojevodo Adam Mickiewicz Etext Przemysław Wierzbowski
00:04:05 eo
Play 07 Italian (Roman dialect) - Er giudizzio univerzale Giuseppe Gioachino Belli Etext Pier
00:01:21 it
Play 08 Italian - Il mare canta Ferdinando Fontana Etext Sonia
00:01:15 it
Play 09 Italian - Marzo 1821 Alessandro Manzoni Etext Fabiola
00:05:06 it
Play 10 Italian - Gli ubriachi Salvatore Di Giacomo Etext Alejandra Tuono Capriolo
00:15:38 it
Play 11 Japanese - こころ通はざる日に [Kokoro-kayo wa zaru-bi ni] Haruo Satō Etext Lucas Oliveira
00:00:56 jp
Play 12 Luxembourgish - Zwê Bridder Michel Lentz Etext Sonia
00:01:06 lb
Play 13 Old Tupi - Ave Marîa Antônio de Araújo Etext Lucas Oliveira
00:00:48 tpw
Play 14 Polish - Czaty Adam Mickiewicz Etext Przemysław Wierzbowski
00:04:04 pl
Play 15 Polish - Polowanie na wieloryby Wacław Sieroszewski Etext Piotr Nater
00:23:05 pl
Play 16 Portuguese - Lei Áurea ou Lei Imperial n.° 3.353 Rodrigo Augusto da Silva Etext Lucas Oliveira
00:02:26 pt
Play 17 Romanian - Câinele și Cățelul Grigore Alexandrescu Etext Livia F.
00:02:45 ro
Play 18 Romanian - El Zorab George Coșbuc Etext Cornel Nemes
00:09:36 ro
Play 19 Romanian - Lordul John George Coșbuc Etext Cornel Nemes
00:02:47 ro
Play 20 Romanian - Ursul și Lupul Grigore Alexandrescu Etext Livia F.
00:04:15 ro