Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006


A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, medicine, nature and religion. Included in this collection are speeches by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses, several interesting or historic articles from Vanity Fair and the NY times, as well as writings of Eugene Debs, Alexander von Humboldt, Lena Morrow Lewis, Joseph Lister and C. M. Ellis. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Address to the People of Illinois on Tariff or Taxation, March 4, 1843 Abraham Lincoln Etext Mark F. Smith
00:03:52 en
Play 02 All is not Gold that Glitters Vanity Fair Etext Lee Ann Howlett
00:04:26 en
Play 03 The Awful German Language Mark Twain Etext Alex Becker
00:47:53 en
Play 04 The Causes for which a President Can Be Impeached; Atlantic Monthly, 1867 C. M. Ellis Etext Lee Ann Howlett
00:15:56 en
Play 05 Crimes of Carnegie Eugene V. Debs Etext Brent Floyd
00:04:27 en
Play 06 Dedication and Preface to Palgrave's Golden Treasury Francis T. Palgrave Etext Clarica
00:12:28 en
Play 07 The Different Degrees of Enjoyment Presented by the Contemplation of Nature Alexander von Humboldt Etext Mark F. Smith
00:05:51 en
Play 08 Last Honors to Emerson The New York Times Etext Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:07:42 en
Play 09 The Materialist Basis of Education Lena Morrow Lewis Etext Brent Floyd
00:03:30 en
Play 10 The Ninety-Five Theses Martin Luther Etext David Jaquay
00:17:35 en
Play 11 On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery Joseph Lister Etext J. M. Smallheer
00:26:03 en
Play 12 The Progress of Medical Science; 1860 Vanity Fair Etext Lee Ann Howlett
00:03:40 en
Play 13 Ruth Bought by New York Americans The New York Times Etext Bob Tassinari
00:09:16 en
Play 14 The Story of An Eyewitness Jack London Etext Elaine Hamby
00:18:15 en
Play 15 Winter Sunshine John Burroughs Etext Esther
00:36:32 en