Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 022


A collection of nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, science, women's rights, pirates, vampires, philosophy, and religion. (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 The American Scholar Ralph Waldo Emerson Etext Daniel Christopher June
00:40:05 en
Play 02 Benjamin Franklin's Address to the continental congress, read aloud by James Wilson Benjamin Franklin Etext progressingamerica
00:12:45 en
Play 03 Letter to Mrs. Bixby Letter Abraham Lincoln Etext Delmar H Dolbier
00:01:37 en
Play 04 Excerpts concerning costermongers, from London Labour And The London Poor Henry Mayhew Etext Jason Mills
00:16:15 en
Play 05 The Funeral of Poole, March 12, 1855 The New York Times Etext loubet
00:09:16 en
Play 06 In memory of John P. Altgeld Clarence Darrow Etext Veronica Jenkins
00:09:16 en
Play 07 The Martyrdom of Ignatius Anonymous Etext dave7
00:18:28 en
Play 08 The Martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs Justin, Chariton, Charites, Paeon, and Liberianus, Who Suffered at Rome Anonymous Etext dave7
00:09:35 en
Play 09 The Monroe Doctrine James Monroe Etext James Christopher
00:05:41 en
Play 10 On Terms, Chapter 1 from "Introduction to Non-Violence" Theodore Paullin Etext Adam Tomkins
00:12:33 en
Play 11 Fragments of the Lost Work of Justin Martyr on the Resurrection Saint Justin Martyr Etext dave7
00:30:36 en
Play 12 The Parable of the Pilgrim Walter Hilton Etext dave7
00:14:44 en
Play 13 Pirates and Piracy Oscar Herrmann Etext Jean Bascom
00:22:38 en
Play 14 The Pursuit of Happiness Charles Dudley Warner Etext Susan Giese Goldenberg
00:11:58 en
Play 15 Roentgen's Ray Elizabeth Cole Etext Availle
00:20:51 en
Play 16 Solitude of Self Elizabeth Cady Stanton Etext J. M. Smallheer
00:24:42 en
Play 17 The Street Markets - from London Labour And The London Poor Henry Mayhew Etext Jason Mills
00:11:14 en
Play 18 Vampires, from A Philosophical Dictionary Voltaire Etext Martin Geeson
00:14:27 en
Play 19 The Way to Wealth Benjamin Franklin Etext Bob Gonzalez
00:23:47 en