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1 Poems by Richard Henry Dana, Senior  silverquill Link to text Please read the biography and the two poems 1815 words Claimed July 28 Assigned
2 Paul and Abel by Richard Henry Dana, Senior  shreyasethi Link to text 4910 words 31:26 Listen PL OK
3 Excerpts from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana, Junior  Owlivia Link to text 5450 words 30:37 Listen PL OK
4 Dante, by Charles Eliot Norton, part 1  DJRickyV Link to text Please read the first part of the biography 3968 words 36:55 Listen PL OK
5 Dante, by Charles Eliot Norton, part 2  DJRickyV Link to text Please read the second part of the biography 4816 words 44:08 Listen PL OK
6 Dante, by Charles Eliot Norton, part 3  DJRickyV Link to text Please read the third part of the biography 6931 words Claimed August 31 Assigned
7 Excerpts from "The New Life" and "The Banquet", by Dante Alighieri  mjchannon Link to text 3572 words 27:40 Listen PL OK
8 Excerpts from Dante's Divine Comedy - Hell  DickBD Link to text 3384 words 22:39 Listen PL OK
9 Excerpts from Dante's Divine Comedy - Purgatory and Paradise  DickBD Link to text 4629 words 31:27 Listen PL OK
10 Selected essays, by James Darmesteter  ColleenMc Link to text 2299 words 14:56 Listen PL OK
11 Charles Robert Darwin, by E. Ray Lankester  ColleenMc Link to text 4200 words 25:02 Listen PL OK
12 Impressions of Travel, by Charles Darwin  RitaBoutros Link to text 1336 words 10:47 Listen PL OK
13 Excerpts from Life and Letters by Charles Darwin  RitaBoutros Link to text 6145 words 49:58 Listen PL OK
14 Excerpts from The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin  RitaBoutros Link to text Please read The Struggle for Existence ('Origin of Species'); Geometrical Ratio of Increase (same); Of the Nature of the Checks to Increase (same); Complex Relations of All Animals and Plants to Each Other in the Struggle for Existence (same) 4308 words 31:07 Listen PL OK
15 Excerpts from The Origin of Species and other works by Charles Darwin  RitaBoutros Link to text Please read Of Natural Selection: or the Survival of the Fittest (same) Progressive Change Compared with Independent Creation (same) Creative Design ('Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication') Origin of the Human Species ('The Descent of Man') 4311 words 33:01 Listen PL OK
16 Alphonse Daudet, by Augustin Filon  DickBD Link to text Please read the biography 4012 words 26:41 Listen PL OK
17 Excerpts by Alphonse Daudet, part 1  DickBD Link to text Please read: The Two Tartarins; Of "Mental Mirage," As Distinguished From Lying; The Death Of The Dauphin; Jack Is Invited To Take Up A "Profession". 4909 words 32:06 Listen PL OK
18 Excerpts by Alphonse Daudet, part 2  DickBD Link to text Please read: The City Of Iron And Fire; The Wrath Of A Queen. 6136 words 40:40 Listen PL OK
19 Letters by Madame Du Deffand  Mayah92 Link to text 3126 words Claimed August 6 Assigned
20 Daniel Defoe, by Charles Frederick Johnson  Kikisaulite Link to text 2733 words 20:00 Listen See PL notes
21 Excerpts from Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe  Kikisaulite Link to text 1998 words 11:53 Listen PL OK
22 Excerpts From History of the Plague in London, by Daniel Defoe  Kikisaulite Link to text 5096 words Claimed July 29 Assigned
23 Selected works by Daniel Defoe  ToddHW Link to text Please read: Colonel Jack and Captain Jack Escape Arrest; Colonel Jack Finds Captain Jack; Hard to Manage Colonel Jack's First Wife Is Not Disposed to be Economical; The Devil Does Not Concern Himself with Petty Matters ('The Modern History of the Devil'); Defoe Addresses His Public ('An Appeal to Honor and Justice'); Engaging a Maid-Servant ('Everybody's Business is Nobody's Business'); The Devil ('The True-Born Englishman'); There Is a God ('The Storm') 5097 words 29:25 Listen PL OK
24 Selected excerpts by Eduard Douwes Dekker   Link to text 3170 words Open
25 Selected works by Thomas Dekker  MegH Link to text 2411 words Claimed Sep 29 Assigned
26 The Confession of Louis XI, by Jean François Casimir Delavigne   Link to text Please read the biography and the text 2127 words Open
27 Demosthenes, by Robert Sharp  Availle Link to text 2905 words 21:08 Listen PL OK
28 Selected orations by Demosthenes  Mayah92 Link to text 5904 words Claimed August 6 Assigned
29 Thomas de Quincey, by George Carpenter  pyledriver Link to text 2833 words Claimed July 30, confirmed Sept 28 Assigned
30 Excerpts by Thomas de Quincey, part 1  pyledriver Link to text Please read: Charles Lamb ('Biographical Essays'); Despair ('Confessions of an English Opium-Eater'); The Dead Sister (same). 4115 words Claimed July 30 confirmed Sept 28 Assigned
31 Excerpts by Thomas de Quincey, part 2  pyledriver Link to text Please read: Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow (same); Savannah-La-Mar (same); The Bishop of Beauvais and Joan of Arc ('Miscellaneous Essays'). 3831 words Claimed July 30 confirmed Sept 28 Assigned
32 Selected poems, by Paul Deroulede  alanmapstone Link to text Please read the biography and the poems. 1224 words 10:39 Listen PL OK
33 Excerpts by René Descartes  DickBD Link to text Please read the biography and the excerpts 4727 words 32:29 Listen PL OK
34 Excerpts by Paul Desjardins   Link to text Please read the biography and the excerpts 5551 words Open
35 Selected poems by Sir Aubrey De Vere  alanmapstone Link to text Please read the biography and the poems 1109 words 09:48 Listen PL OK
36 Selected excerpts from the 'True History of the Conquest of Mexico', by Bernal Diaz del Castillo  Availle Link to text Please read the biography and the excerpts 3041 words 21:04 Listen See PL notes
37 Selected poems by Charles Dibdin  shreyasethi Link to text 1341 words 10:34 Listen PL OK
38 The Life and Writings of Dickens, by Laurence Hutton  sweaver Link to text 4740 words 21:48 Listen PL OK
39 The One Thing Needful, from Hard Times, by Charles Dickens  sweaver Link to text 2363 words 14:08 Listen PL OK
40 The Boy at Mugby, from Mugby Junction, by Charles Dickens  RitaBoutros Link to text 3715 words 25:43 Listen PL OK
41 The Burning of Newgate, from Barnaby Rudge, by Charles Dickens  RitaBoutros Link to text 6252 words 41:53 Listen PL OK
42 Monseigneur, from A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, part 1  RitaBoutros Link to text Please read from the beginning of the text up to ""Monsieur Charles, whom I expect; is he arrived from England?" "Monseigneur, not yet." 5195 words. Claimed Sep 4 Assigned
43 Monseigneur, from A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, part 2  RitaBoutros Link to text Please read from "The Gorgon's Head" to the end of the text. 4083 words Claimed Sep 4 Assigned
44 The Ivy Green, by Charles Dickens  alanmapstone Link to text 211 words 02:13 Listen PL OK