First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. III

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This collection of non-fiction and fiction pieces is the third volume commemorating the First World War. The majority of the items, all chosen by the readers, are in English, but the collection also includes pieces in Dutch, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.

Please note that some works are still protected by copyright in countries which observe copyright laws based on the author's date of death.

Most items were written during or shortly after the war, but one or two have been included for their relevance in other ways. For more information about each piece, please see this document (PDF format), which also shows the authors' dates of death. (Summary by Ruth Golding)

Genre(s): War & Military Fiction, War & Military

Language: Multilingual

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold, ''The Boys'', part 1 Enid Bagnold Etext Maria Kasper
00:30:36
Play 02 A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold, ''The Boys'', part 2 Enid Bagnold Etext Maria Kasper
00:35:17
Play 03 Lettere di Giulio Cozzi in Lettere e testimonianze dei ferrovieri caduti per la patria Giulio Cozzi Etext BeniaminoMassimo
00:04:45 it
Play 04 Women Wanted by Mabel Potter Daggett, Ch 4 ''Women Who Wear War Jewelry'' Mabel Potter Daggett Etext BettyB
00:52:37 en
Play 05 The Care of the Dead by Anonymous Anonymous Etext Mary in Arkansas
00:14:29
Play 06 Extract from Gallipoli by John Masefield John Masefield Etext Barbara Baker
00:07:23
Play 07 ''I Am Not Dead'' from Experiences of the Great War by Ashby Williams Ashby Williams Etext Winston Tharp
00:06:56 en
Play 08 Birds and the War by Hugh S Gladstone, Chapter 7, ''Effects of Air-Raids and Aircraft on Birds'' Sir Hugh Steuart Gladstone Etext Colleen McMahon
00:16:58
Play 09 Celebrated Spies and Famous Mysteries of the Great War by George Barton, Ch 8 ''The Mystery of the Turkish Beauty'' George Barton Etext BettyB
00:16:36
Play 10 Celebrated Spies and Famous Mysteries of the Great War by George Barton, Ch 9 ''The Romantic Life of the Dutch-Javanese Dancer Who was Shot as a Spy'' George Barton Etext BettyB
00:20:07 en
Play 11 Catastrophe and Social Change by Samuel Henry Prince, Chapter 1, ''Catastrophe and Social Disintegration'' Samuel Henry Prince Etext Mary in Arkansas
00:18:51 en
Play 12 Victory Boys & Girls by the United War Work Campaign United War Work Campaign Etext BettyB
00:26:39 en
Play 13 ''Soldiers, Sailors, and Books'' by the American Library Association, (War Service Committee), part 1 American Library Association Etext Maria Kasper
00:50:11 en
Play 14 ''Soldiers, Sailors, and Books'' by the American Library Association, (War Service Committee), part 2 American Library Association Etext Maria Kasper
00:42:14 en
Play 15 Waiting for Daylight by H. M. Tomlinson, Sec XIV, ''Authors and Soldiers'' Henry Major Tomlinson Etext Mary in Arkansas
00:11:25
Play 16 French Literature of the Great War by Albert Schinz, Chapter 1, ''Poetry of the War'' Albert Schinz Etext Sonia
00:56:05 en
Play 17 ''Russia in Literature'' by British Men of Letters, 23 December 1914 Various Etext Availle
00:06:49 en
Play 18 ''Nos amis d'Amérique'', in Quelques aspects du vertige mondial by Pierre Loti Pierre Loti Etext BeniaminoMassimo
00:06:58 fr
Play 19 Little Rays of Moonshine by A. P. Herbert, ''Five Inches'' A.P. Herbert Etext Mary in Arkansas
00:07:44
Play 20 Open Letter to President Wilson by George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw Etext Peter Tucker
00:11:54
Play 21 Wir Toten auf Urlaub by Kurt Eisner Kurt Eisner Etext Ricarda
00:03:01 de
Play 22 Kurze Aufklärungen über Wesen und Ziel des Pazifismus by Alfred H. Fried, Vorwort und Kapitel 1, ''Ewiger Friede'' Alfred Hermann Fried Etext schrm
00:04:10 de
Play 23 ''De wapenstilstand geteekend'' from Nieuwe Amsterdamsche Courant, Algemeen Handelsblad, 11 Nov. 1918 Unknown Etext Foon
00:08:41 nl
Play 24 ''The Victory'' from A Politica, 15 Novembro 1918 Henrique Coelho Neto Etext Leni
00:06:37 pt
Play 25 ''Program for World Peace; The Fourteen Points'' by Woodrow Wilson, 8 January 1918 Woodrow Wilson Etext Colleen McMahon
00:16:59
Play 26 ''Militant Pacificism'' by Mary Whiton Calkins Mary Whiton Calkins Etext schrm
00:29:44 en
Play 27 ''Internationalism'' from War, Peace, and the Future by Ellen Key Ellen Key Etext Mike Overby
00:03:37 en
Play 28 ''Nationalism and Patriotism'' from War, Peace, and the Future by Ellen Key Ellen Key Etext Mike Overby
00:09:23 en
Play 29 ''America's Purpose; International Justice and World Peace'' by Woodrow Wilson, New York, 27 September 1918 Woodrow Wilson Etext Colleen McMahon
00:17:07
Play 30 Introduction to The Book of the Homeless by Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Etext Mike Overby
00:03:19 en
Play 31 ''Probleme der Friedenswirtschaft'' from Gesammelte Schriften, Band 5 by Walther Rathenau Walther Rathenau Etext Ricarda
00:52:17
Play 32 ''Shall We End War?'' by Harry Emerson Fosdick, 5 June 1921 Harry Emerson Fosdick Etext Maria Kasper
00:33:37