Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 046


Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include meteor showers, smallpox inoculation, telegraphy, fear of death, church bell change-ringing , painting as a pastime, prejudice against Jews from Mark Twain's perspective, the view from Braddock Heights, Maryland, philosophical reflections by Saint Bonaventure, Paracelsus, and Friedrich Jacobi, letters written by Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, and eulogies to Alexander Hamilton and John Keats.

The Degrees of Ascension to God by Saint Bonaventure was translated by Thomas Davidson.

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Change-Ringing Anonymous Etext Garth Burton
00:19:30 en
Play 02 Concerning the Jews Mark Twain Etext Michele Fry
00:46:40 en
Play 03 The Death Of The Poet John Keats, 1821 Joseph Severn Etext David Wales
00:29:29 en
Play 04 Discourse Lamenting the Death of Alexander Hamilton Eliphalet Nott Etext TriciaG
00:53:55 en
Play 05 The Earth Belongs To The Living, Part 1 Thomas Jefferson Etext Michele Fry
00:17:27 en
Play 06 The Earth Belongs To The Living, Part 2 James Madison Etext Michele Fry
00:10:26 en
Play 07 Fear Frank Crane Etext SK
00:14:50 en
Play 08 Fear of Death William Hazlitt Etext SK
00:26:51 en
Play 09 Guide to Ignorance Richard Dowling Etext SK
00:24:58 en
Play 10 The Honour of Your Country A. A. Milne Etext SK
00:07:57 en
Play 11 Inoculation for the Smallpox Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Etext Craig Campbell
00:04:15 en
Play 12 Letter to James Madison from Thomas Jefferson, 28 October 1785 Thomas Jefferson Etext Michele Fry
00:08:46 en
Play 13 Marconi's Telegraphing Across the Ocean without Wires Ray Stannard Baker Etext Sue Anderson
00:47:50 en
Play 14 A Matchless Panorama--The View from Braddock Heights Thomas Chalmers Harbaugh Etext Jan MacGillivray
00:08:35 en
Play 15 Meteoric Astronomy Fiammetta Wilson Etext Availle
00:07:50 en
Play 16 Of the Imagination Paraceslus Etext Craig Campbell
00:06:48 en
Play 17 On The Degrees of Ascension to God Saint Bonaventure Etext Craig Campbell
00:20:00 en
Play 18 Painting as a Pastime, Part 1 Winston S. Churchill Etext Sue Anderson
00:24:14 en
Play 19 Painting as a Pastime, Part 2 Winston S. Churchill Etext Sue Anderson
00:20:50 en
Play 20 The Rule of Reason Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi Etext Craig Campbell
00:06:13 en