Multilingual Short Works Collection 013

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This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers.

01 - Chinese - Returning (Guiqulaixici 归去来兮辞) by Tao Chien.
Key words: poetry; hermitage; nature; finiteness of human life
02 - Finnish - Kalle Saukko by August Blanche, transalted by Theodolinda Hahnsson
Key words: short story, humorous
03 - French - Le conte futur by Paul Adam
Key words: dramatic prose, fiction, love, admiration, compassion, bragging, blood
04 - French - Raité de Turin du 24 mars 1860
Key words: prose, non-fiction, history, treaty, France, Italy
05 - French - L'héritage de mon oncle Christian by Erckmann-Chatrian
Key words: fiction in prose, ghost story
06 - German - Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott by Martin Luther
Key words: popular, hymn, Martin Luther
07 - German - Im Herbste by Theodor Storm
Key words: poetry
08 - Hebrew - הכניסיני תחת כנפך (Haxnisini Taxat Knafex) by Hayim Nahman Bialik
Key words: poetry, love
09 - Hebrew - הֲכִנטות הצל (HaXintot HaTzel) by Shaul Tchernichovsky
Key words: poetry, love, nature
10 - Italian - Di sé stesso (Non son chi fui...) by Ugo Foscolo
Key words: poetry
11 - Italian - Il proprio ritratto by Ugo Foscolo
Key words: poetry
12 - Italian - In morte del fratello Giovanni by Ugo Foscolo
Key words: poetry
13 - Italian - A Zacinto by Ugo Foscolo
Key words: poetry
14 - Italian - A Luigia Pallavicini caduta da cavallo sulla riviera di Sestri by Ugo Foscolo
Key words: poetry
15 - Portuguese - I-Juca-Pirama by Gonçalves Dias
Key words: poetry, romanticism, Brazilian Literature
16 - Russian - Случай с классиком (Sluchai s klassikom) by Anton Chekhov
Key words: prose, Chekhov, Чехов, рассказы, юмор
17 - Russian - Страшная ночь (Strashnaya noch') by Anton Chekhov
Key words: prose, Chekhov, Чехов, рассказы, юмор
18 - Russian - Я вас любил... (Ya vas lyubil) by Alexander Pushkin
Key words: romantic poetry
19 - Spanish - A unos ojos azules by Fernanda Siliuto
Key words: poetry, lyrical, love, nature, romanticism
20 - Swedish - Dagen svalnar by Edith Södergran
Key words: poetry, modernism, Finland, Swedish literature (2 hr 50 min)