Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 045


Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include ancient Greek thinkers--Parmenides, Demosthenes, Euclid; William Lloyd Garrison and the National Anti-Slavery Convention; 19th and 20th century philosophers, sociologists, theologians and essayists--Bertrand Russell, Walter Rauschenbusch, Kierkegaard, N.F.S. Brundtvig, Frederik Sibbern, Hans Lassen Martensen, Oscar Wilde; science and invention--sunspots, paper making, aviation; and the shipwreck adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe. (summary by Sue Anderson)

Learning to Fly by William James Jackman was co-authored by Thomas Herbert Russell and Octave Chanute.
Sibbern, Martensen, and Kierkegaard by Fredrika Bremer was translated by Mary Howitt.
The Seerest of Prevost, Frederica Hauffe, by Justinus Kerner was translated by Catherine Crowe.

Genre(s): *Non-fiction

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 The Basis of Realism (1911) Bertrand Russell Etext Landon D. C. Elkind
00:12:44 en
Play 02 Children in Prison and Other Cruelties of Prison Life Oscar Wilde Etext Rob Marland
00:27:34 en
Play 03 Declaration of the National Anti-Slavery Convention (1833) William Lloyd Garrison Etext Curt Walton
00:11:03 en
Play 04 Grundtvig and Kierkegaard (1863) T. F. Boyesen Etext Craig Campbell
00:11:56 en
Play 05 Learning to Fly William James Jackman Etext Scott Danneker
00:23:41 en
Play 06 Letter from Bertrand Russell (Journal of Philosophy 1915) Bertrand Russell Etext Landon D. C. Elkind
00:04:10 en
Play 07 Linen Rag Paper - Recycling Old Clothes in 1825 Thomas Curson Hansard Etext Sue Anderson
00:50:39 en
Play 08 On Nature (540-450? BCE) Parmenides of Elea Etext Landon D. C. Elkind
00:13:37 en
Play 09 On the Nature of Sense-Data (1913) Bertrand Russell Etext Landon D. C. Elkind
00:20:14 en
Play 10 Oration in Favor of the Megalopolitans Demosthenes Etext Craig Campbell
00:25:30 en
Play 11 The Real Robinson Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk Woodes Rogers Etext David Wales
00:16:16 en
Play 12 Reading After Thirty Robert Cortes Holliday Etext David Wales
00:06:04 en
Play 13 The Seerest of Prevost, Frederica Hauffe Justinus Kerner Etext Craig Campbell
00:26:11 en
Play 14 Sibbern, Martensen, and Kierkegaard Fredrika Bremer Etext Craig Campbell
00:10:50 en
Play 15 Some Explanations in Reply to Mr. Bradley Bertrand Russell Etext Landon D. C. Elkind
00:20:32 en
Play 16 The Sun-Spots of August 1916 Edward Walter Maunder Etext Availle
00:03:55 en
Play 17 The Teaching of Euclid Bertrand Russell Etext Landon D. C. Elkind
00:09:54 en
Play 18 Unto Me Walter Rauschenbusch Etext Craig Campbell
00:23:57 en