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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055

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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 (4 hr 8 min)

Chapters

Capturing the Smallest Animal in the World

5:48

Read by Availle

Discovery of Printing

7:59

Read by Phil Schempf

Equal Rights in the Lecture-Room

5:08

Read by Craig Campbell

Georg Hegel's Psychology

28:09

Read by Craig Campbell

Hymn of Creation

18:34

Read by Craig Campbell

Preparation for a Christian Life I

16:54

Read by Sue Anderson

January Days

7:17

Read by Nemo

Kreymborg's Marionettes

13:45

Read by VfkaBT

Letter to Tramps

6:28

Read by P. J. Taylor

Native American Cheeses

25:59

Read by BettyB

Pablo Picasso

13:20

Read by Sue Anderson

Voyager 1 Encounters Saturn

54:34

Read by VfkaBT

Waterfront Fancies, from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

7:52

Read by VfkaBT

What I Learned About Business

26:54

Read by Robert Robinson

Winter Butterflies in Bolinas

9:26

Read by Sue Anderson