Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 038


Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include bedside books, South African cookery, Bryce canyon, Wilhelm Stekel's psychology, the Theologia Germanica, Paracelsus, John Donne, Cotton Mather, Julia Smith's translation of the Bible, Zen Buddhism, American immigrants, slavery, Joseph Crosby Lincoln, Oscar Wilde, Albert Einstein, and cats.

"Cats and Their Care" was edited by Liberty Hyde Bailey. "Looking Backward" was translated by Samuel Aaron Tannenbaum. "The Collector" was translated by Rosalie Gabler. "Thelogia Germanica" was translated by Susanna Winkworth. (summary by Sue Anderson)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Apple Hedgehog, or Iced Apples Hildagonda Johanna Duckitt Etext Newgatenovelist
00:02:03 en
Play 02 Bed-Books And Night-Lights Henry Major Tomlinson Etext David Wales
00:16:53 en
Play 03 Bryce Canyon National Monument Unknown Etext J. M. Smallheer
00:05:29 en
Play 04 Cats and Their Care E. R. B. Champion Etext Bellona Times
00:15:31 en
Play 05 The Collector (1922) Wilhelm Stekel Etext Craig Campbell
00:12:05 en
Play 06 Confession of a Hyphenated American, Part 1 Edward A. Steiner Etext Michele Fry
00:28:29 en
Play 07 Confession of a Hyphenated American, Part 2 Edward A. Steiner Etext Michele Fry
00:32:45 en
Play 08 The Devil In New England Cotton Mather Etext Michele Fry
00:07:05 en
Play 09 Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His Continuing to be a Proprietor of Slaves Edward Rushton Etext Newgatenovelist
00:17:41 en
Play 10 Joseph Crosby Lincoln: An Appreciation (1921) Hamlin Garland Etext David Wales
00:19:05 en
Play 11 The Life of Paracelsus Thomas Fuller Etext Craig Campbell
00:07:26 en
Play 12 Looking Backward (1921) Wilhelm Stekel Etext Craig Campbell
00:17:15 en
Play 13 Meditation 17 John Donne Etext Catherine Russell
00:04:54 en
Play 14 Oscar Wilde: An Idler's Impression Edgar Saltus Etext David Wales
00:15:48 en
Play 15 Preface to Julia E. Smith's 1876 Translation of the Holy Bible Julia E. Smith Etext Craig Campbell
00:05:46 en
Play 16 Time, Space, and Gravitation Albert Einstein Etext Availle
00:12:04 en
Play 17 Theologia Germanica, Chapter 7 Anonymous Etext Craig Campbell
00:03:47 en
Play 18 Zen Buddhism and its Relation to Art Arthur Waley Etext Kit Noussis
00:37:46 en