Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 047


Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought -- Plato, Aristotle, Leonhard Euler, Henri Amiel, and the French Rights of Man; adventure and mystery -- the ascent of Aconcagua and the mystery ship Mary Celeste; science -- a new comet and lichen dyes; portraits of the seasons by Lucy Maud Montgomery: biographies of Charles Dickens and Clara and Robert Schuman; a history of the Transcendental utopia Fruitlands by Louisa May Alcott, and an essay on reading by Isaac Disraeli. summary by Sue Anderson

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 An Account of a New Comet, 1786 Catherine Herschel Etext Availle
00:05:08 en
Play 02 Amiel's Journal 6-7 April 1851 Henri Frederic Amiel Etext Craig Campbell
00:14:18 en
Play 03 Aristotle Pierre Bayle Etext Craig Campbell
00:06:31 en
Play 04 The Ascent of Anconcagua Edward Arthur FitzGerald Etext Phil Schempf
00:34:12 en
Play 05 Clara and Robert Schumann Arthur Elson Etext Lynne T
00:29:32 en
Play 06 The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen 1789, 1791 National Constituent Assembly (France) Etext Craig Campbell
00:07:35 en
Play 07 Fruitlands, Bronson Alcott's Transcendental Utopia, 1843 Louisa May Alcott Etext Sue Anderson
00:48:32 en
Play 08 A Garden Of Old Delights Lucy Maud Montgomery Etext David Wales
00:27:15 en
Play 09 Influence of the Liberty of Spirits Upon Events Leonhard Euler Etext Craig Campbell
00:08:21 en
Play 10 Lichen Dyes Ethyl M. Mairet Etext Sue Anderson
00:10:34 en
Play 11 The Mystery of Charles Dickens Lyndon Orr Etext April6090
00:21:35 en
Play 12 A Mystery of the Sea: the Mary Celeste Anonymous Etext Phil Schempf
00:05:44 en
Play 13 On Reading Etext Sue Anderson
Play 14 Scott v. Negro London by United States Supreme Court United States Supreme Court Etext Craig Campbell
00:05:31 en
Play 15 Sisyphus, Or Upon Taking Counsel Plato (Πλάτων) Etext Craig Campbell
00:16:37 en
Play 16 Spring In The Woods Lucy Maud Montgomery Etext David Wales
00:16:05 en
Play 17 The Woods In Autumn Lucy Maud Montgomery Etext David Wales
00:15:02 en
Play 18 The Woods In Winter Lucy Maud Montgomery Etext David Wales
00:12:46 en