Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 037


Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, blow-pipe weapons, Oriental china; impressions of America by Enrico Caruso, Oscar Wilde, and Charles W. Eliot; Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass; film directors Ernst Lubitsch and King Vidor; architect Louis Sullivan; Roe vs. Wade, women's rights; microphobia, the Boy Scouts, Kentucky's blue-grass region, and wintry weather. (Summary by Sue Anderson)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Blow-pipe Weapons Paul Fountain Etext Garth Burton
00:11:17 en
Play 02 The Blue-grass Region James Lane Allen Etext Chris Pyle
00:45:42 en
Play 03 Caruso and the Earthquake Enrico Caruso Etext Winston Tharp
00:06:51 en
Play 04 Chats on Oriental China - Selections James F. Blacker Etext MaryAnn
01:10:34 en
Play 05 Christ Going Up to Heaven Anonymous Etext Bellona Times
00:08:59 en
Play 06 Educational Work of the Boy Scouts Lorne W. Barclay Etext Kangaroo
00:25:57 en
Play 07 Ernst Lubitsch, German Movie Director (1922) Peter Milne Etext Bellona Times
00:13:41 en
Play 08 Five American Contributions to Civilization Charles William Eliot Etext Will Levine
00:58:58 en
Play 09 He Made His Own Luck- A Profile of King Vidor Anonymous Etext Bellona Times
00:03:35 en
Play 10 Impressions of America Oscar Wilde Etext Rob Marland
00:17:12 en
Play 11 Second Inaugural Address Abraham Lincoln Etext Winston Tharp
00:05:52 en
Play 12 Should the Housewife Receive a Salary? Margarete Anna Adelheid M√ľnsterberg Etext Availle
00:08:19 en
Play 13 Statement on the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade Barack Obama Etext Glenn O'Brien
00:01:49 en
Play 14 The Story of a Microbophobiac Grant Showerman Etext TriciaG
00:25:00 en
Play 15 The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered Louis Sullivan Etext Sue Anderson
00:29:21 en
Play 16 What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? Frederick Douglass Etext progressingamerica
01:07:18 en
Play 17 Wintry Weather Rev. W. McCanachie Etext Garth Burton
00:13:19 en
Play 18 A Woman's Rights Debate Charles Maurice Davies Etext Bellona Times
00:14:01 en