Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 021


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, war, farming, slavery, education, philosophy, and nature. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 An Adventure with a Dog and a Glacier John Muir Etext Winston Tharp
00:37:44 en
Play 02 An Åland Question, résumé of arguments and points of view in defence of Finland's right to the Åland archipelago John Rafael Uggla Etext Pentti Hirvonen
00:37:16 en
Play 03 The Alcazar W. Somerset Maugham Etext LizMourant
00:10:36 en
Play 04 America or The New World New Gresham Encyclopedia Etext Bellona Times
00:20:42 en
Play 05 Americanisms New Gresham Encyclopedia Etext Bellona Times
00:10:53 en
Play 06 Farming with Dynamite E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Etext Availle
00:20:18 en
Play 07 History of the Second Massachusetts Regiment of Infantry: A Prisoner's Diary Samuel M. Quincy Etext Richard Kilmer
00:55:46 en
Play 08 If the Confederates had Marched on Washington after Bull Run & If the Confederates had Purchased the East India Company's Fleet in 1861 Joseph Edgar Chamberlin Etext James Christopher
00:16:15 en
Play 09 Johnny Appleseed - A Pioneer Hero W. D. Haley Etext Sue Anderson
00:34:26 en
Play 10 Letter Henry Lee James Madison Etext progressingamerica
00:05:33 en
Play 11 Life on the Pampas Anna Brassey Etext Bellona Times
00:35:52 en
Play 12 On Life Percy Bysshe Shelley Etext Amy Gramour
00:11:33 en
Play 13 A Report on the Feasibility and Advisability of Some Policy to Inaugurate a System of Rifle Practice Throughout the Public Schools of the Country Ammon B. Critchfield Etext TriciaG
00:25:32 en
Play 14 The Social Possibilities of War John Dewey Etext progressingamerica
00:26:20 en
Play 15 Speech of John Hossack, Convicted of a Violation of the Fugitive Slave Law John Hossack Etext Veronica Jenkins
00:23:43 en
Play 16 The Washington Place Fire Rosey Safran Etext Nullifidian
00:08:53 en