Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055


Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selections from Kierkegaard's "Preparation for a Christian Life" and Jung's "The Hymn of Creation," and an exploration of Hegel's psychology; Arts and the Avant-garde: critiques of Kreymborg by Lola Ridge and of Pablo Picasso by Marius de Zayas, the rationale behind "1001 Afternoons in Chicago" by Ben Hecht, and notes on the 15th century inventors of moveable type; Science: "Voyager I Encounters Saturn" by NASA and microscopic investigation of protozoa; Equal Rights: comments by Charles Sumner and Lucy Parsons; Evocations of the Seasons: January days in New England and Monarch butterflies overwintering in Bolinas, California; as well as praise for American cheese, and an essay by Henry Ford, expounding "What I Learned About Business."

Georg Hegel's Psychology was translated by Granville Stanley Hall
Gustav Jung's The Hymn of Creation was translated by Beatrice M Hinkle

Genre(s): *Non-fiction

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Capturing the Smallest Animal in the World Leon Hausman Etext Availle
00:05:48 en
Play 02 Discovery of Printing Thomas MacKellar Etext Phil Schempf
00:07:59 en
Play 03 Equal Rights in the Lecture-Room Charles Summer Etext Craig Campbell
00:05:08 en
Play 04 Georg Hegel's Psychology Karl Rosenkranz Etext Craig Campbell
00:28:09 en
Play 05 Hymn of Creation Carl Gustav Jung Etext Craig Campbell
00:18:34 en
Play 06 Preparation for a Christian Life I Soren Kierkegaard Etext Sue Anderson
00:16:54 en
Play 07 January Days Rowland E. Robinson Etext Nemo
00:07:17 en
Play 08 Kreymborg's Marionettes Lola Ridge Etext VfkaBT
00:13:45 en
Play 09 Letter to Tramps Lucy E. Parsons Etext P. J. Taylor
00:06:28 en
Play 10 Native American Cheeses Bob Brown Etext BettyB
00:25:59 en
Play 11 Pablo Picasso Marius de Zayas Etext Sue Anderson
00:13:20 en
Play 12 Voyager 1 Encounters Saturn National Aeronautics and Space Administration Etext VfkaBT
00:54:34 en
Play 13 Waterfront Fancies, from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago Ben Hecht Etext VfkaBT
00:07:52 en
Play 14 What I Learned About Business Henry Ford Etext Robert Robinson
00:26:54 en
Play 15 Winter Butterflies in Bolinas Mary D. Barber Etext Sue Anderson
00:09:26 en