Multilingual Short Works Collection 026 - Poetry & Prose

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This is our 26th 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. Arabic - الكذب [al-kadhib]
3:34
Mustafa Lutfi al-Manfaluti
Keywords: المجتمع، الكذب، النفاق، society, lying, hypocrisy, النظرات‎
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2. Chinese - 祝福 [zhufu]
36:45
Lu Xun
Keywords: 彷徨, New Year Sacrifice, short story, 新文化運動, 新文化运动, New Culture Movement
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3. Chinese - 在酒楼上 [zai jiulou shang]
22:42
Lu Xun
Keywords: 彷徨, In the Tavern, short story, 新文化運動, 新文化运动, New Culture Movement
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4. Dutch - Konstantijntje, 't zaligh kijntje
0:58
Joost van den Vondel
Keywords: Keywords: multilingual, dutch, death, children, grief, poem
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5. German - Ein merkwürdiges Mädchen
4:46
Alexander Moszkowski
Keywords: multilingual, german, short story, humor, satire
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6. Italian - Canto XI del Paradiso
11:07
Dante Alighieri
Keywords: multilingual, italian, dante alighieri, divina commedia, paradiso, francesco d’assisi, poverello, ordine francescano, cristianesimo, misticismo, ascetismo, spiritualità, povertà, tommaso d’aquino, domenico, ordine domenicano, spiriti sapienti
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7. Italian - Mariotto e Giannozza, Novella XXXIII del Novellino
26:32
Masuccio Salernitano
Keywords: multilingual, italian, novellino, masuccio salernitano, romantic, tragedy, sadness, love, passion, death, romeo and juliet, shakespeare
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8. Italian - Il Soldano e il Giudeo, Novella LXXIII de "Il Novellino. Le ciento novelle antike", dell'Anonimo Fiorentino del XIII secolo
2:23
unknown
Keywords: multilingual, italian, novellino, anonimo fiorentino, melchisedec giudeo, tre anella, decameron, boccaccio, tolerance, brotherhood
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9. Latin - Ad Corinthios Epistula Prima, Caput Tertiumdecimum (Biblia Sacra Vulgata)
2:48
Biblia Sacra Vulgata
Keywords: multilingual, latin, vulgata, bible, new testament, first epistle to the corinthians, 1 Cor 13, laus caritati, fides, spes, caritas, agape, saul tarsensis, paulus, paul the apostle, sosthenes, religion, mysticism, christianity
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10. Latin - Carmen XXI: ‘In Lenam’
4:54
Ludovico Ariosto
Keywords: multilingual, latin, ariosto, poetry, comic, lena, pimping, prostitution, carducci, odi barbare
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11. Latin - De magisterio sancti Francisci ad fratrem Leonem, quod in sola cruce est perfecta laetitia, Caput Septimum
7:43
Ugolino Brunforte
Keywords: multilingual, latin, religion, christianity, spirituality, mysticism, ascetism, devotion, francis of assisi, franciscanism, franciscans, poverelli, ugolino brunforte, florilegium, poverty, suffering, cross
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12. Luxembourgish - De Grôsspapp
1:31
Michel Lentz
Keywords: poetry, grandfather, family, grandchild, nostalgia, love, happiness
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13. Old English (West Saxon dialect) - The Gospel of Saint Mark, Chapter 1
8:53
West-Saxon Gospels
Keywords: Wessex Gospels, Old English, Westseaxisċ
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14. Polish - Grażyna
56:41
Adam Mickiewicz
Keywords: poemat, kobieta, wojna
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15. Polish - Kamizelka
21:59
Bolesław Prus Keywords: short story
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16. Polish - Śmierć Pułkownika
1:56
Adam Mickiewicz
Keywords: poem
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17. Portuguese - A igreja do diabo
19:00
Machado de Assis
Keywords: Deus; diabo; igreja; vícios; virtudes; literatura brasileira
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18. Russian - Гость [Gost']
19:47
Борис Зайцев
Keywords: police, brutality, intelligentsia, snobbery
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19. Spanish - Los espíritus de los muertos
2:07
Edgar Allan Poe (translated by Alberto Lasplaces)
Keywords: muerte, espíritus, soledad, tristeza
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20. Spanish - Mi último adiós
4:38
José Rizal
Keywords: Rizal, Filipinas, poesía filipina
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Genre(s): Poetry, Short Stories

Language: Multilingual

Group: Multilingual Poetry & Short Works Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Arabic - الكذب [al-kadhib] Mustafa Lutfi al-Manfaluti Etext AnasYousef
00:03:34 ar
Play 02 Chinese - 祝福 [zhufu] Xun Lu Etext Jing Li
00:36:46 zh
Play 03 Chinese - 在酒楼上 [zai jiulou shang] Xun Lu Etext Jing Li
00:22:42 zh
Play 04 Dutch - Konstantijntje, 't zaligh kijntje Joost van den Vondel Etext GilbertC
00:00:59 nl
Play 05 German - Ein merkwürdiges Mädchen Alexander Moszkowski Etext lorda
00:04:46 de
Play 06 Italian - Canto XI del Paradiso Dante Alighieri Etext Liber
00:11:08 it
Play 07 Italian - Mariotto e Giannozza, Novella XXXIII del Novellino Masuccio Salernitano Etext Liber
00:26:33 it
Play 08 Italian - Il Soldano e il Giudeo, Novella LXXIII de "Il Novellino. Le ciento novelle antike", dell'Anonimo Fiorentino del XIII secolo Unknown Etext Liber
00:02:23 it
Play 09 Latin - Ad Corinthios Epistula Prima, Caput Tertiumdecimum (Biblia Sacra Vulgata) Biblia Sacra Vulgata Etext Liber
00:02:49 la
Play 10 Latin - Carmen XXI: ‘In Lenam’ Ludovico Ariosto Etext Liber
00:04:54 la
Play 11 Latin - De magisterio sancti Francisci ad fratrem Leonem, quod in sola cruce est perfecta laetitia, Caput Septimum Ugolino Brunforte Etext Liber
00:07:44 la
Play 12 Luxembourgish - De Grôsspapp Michel Lentz Etext Sonia
00:01:32 lb
Play 13 Old English (West Saxon dialect) - The Gospel of Saint Mark, Chapter 1 West Saxon Gospels Etext Rachel Klippenstein
00:08:53 ang
Play 14 Polish - Grażyna Adam Mickiewicz Etext Piotr Nater
00:56:41 pl
Play 15 Polish - Kamizelka Bolesław Prus Etext Sandyreads97
00:21:59 pl
Play 16 Polish - Śmierć Pułkownika Adam Mickiewicz Etext blazeiro
00:01:56 pl
Play 17 Portuguese - A igreja do diabo Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis Etext Rachel Moraes
00:19:00 pt
Play 18 Russian - Гость [Gost'] Boris Zaytsev Etext Mark Chulsky
00:19:48 ru
Play 19 Spanish - Los espíritus de los muertos Edgar Allan Poe Etext MaricelaDiaz0788
00:02:08 es
Play 20 Spanish - Mi último adiós José Rizal Etext Epachuko
00:04:38 es