Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie

Short Story Collection Vol. 084


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And so we present the 84th Librivox Short Story Collection! Each tale is selected and read by a Librivox volunteer. Once again, we have a wi…

Fairy Fingers


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Madelaine is the poor cousin of the aristocratic de Gramont family in France of the 1850’s. She is cherished by the beautiful young Bertha a…

Short Story Collection Vol. 088


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Once more, we bring you a stellar collection of short stories, selected and read by Librivox readers. Joining regular favorites, such as Kat…

The Fortune Hunter: A Novel of New York Society


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Mowatt wrote The Fortune Hunter to be submitted to a contest held by the New World newspaper. (The novel won the $100 prize.) Contest rules…

Short Story Collection Vol. 085


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This is the 85th Librivox short story collection. Once again, readers selected stories covering a wide variety of subjects. Several stories …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 072


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Twenty short nonfiction works, individually chosen by the readers. "The ground rose and fell in successive furrows, like the ruffled wa…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 074


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Twenty-one short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "We must learn to dignify common labor." Booker T. Washington spoke plain…

The Mute Singer, a Novel


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Sylvie de la Roche is the daughter of a destitute former nobleman and his wife living in the slums of Paris circa 1847. Her magnificent sing…

Short Poetry Collection 200


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This is a collection of 65 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2020.

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Salve! ye dumb hearts. Let us be still and wait by the roadside." With these…

Short Poetry Collection 204


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This is a collection of 54 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 205


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This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 201


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This is a collection of 49 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2020.

Italian Life and Legends


Read by Kelly S. Taylor


A mix of short works written by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie during her residence in Florence from 1864-65, this collection was edited and prepa…

Autobiography of an Actress; or Eight Years on the Stage


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Anna Cora Mowatt was the author of the first Broadway comedy hit written by a woman. Her 1845 play “Fashion” is still performed today. She w…

Short Poetry Collection 202


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This is a collection of 51 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 203


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This is a collection of 63 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for April 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 207


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This is a collection of 70 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2020.

Mimic Life; or Before and Behind the Curtain


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Mimic Life; or Before and Behind the Curtain is a collection of three narratives about life in the theater based on Mowatt’s career on stage…