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The Case of Wagner / Nietzsche Contra Wagner / Selected Aphorisms

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Friedrich Nietzsche


A collection of three of Nietzsche's writings concerning the music of Wagner. In particular, he relates Wagner's music as degenerate, unrefi…

Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress

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Daniel Defoe


The full title of the novel is Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress Or, a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Bele…

Drugging a Nation

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Samuel Merwin


Drugging a Nation is a journalistic reveal of the extent to which the British Empire was culpable in the dissemination and subsequent near t…

The Black-Bearded Barbarian

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Mary Esther Miller Macgregor


A fictionalized biography of George Mackay (1844-1901), an influential Presbyterian missionary in northern Taiwan. (Summary by Edmund Bloxam…

A Tale of a Tub

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Jonathan Swift


A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift, composed between 1694 and 1697, that was eventually published in 1704. I…

Descriptive Analyses of Piano Works

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Edward Baxter Perry


A look at the poetic motivations behind certain piano works. An understanding of these pieces on purely poetic grounds, with little insight …

Catherine De' Medici

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Honoré de Balzac


The Philosophical Studies from The Human Comedy (La Comedie Humaine) are a series of works that are intended as a reflection on history in p…

Bizarre (version 2)

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Lawton Mackall


A series of humorous musings, short-length jokes, often concerning words and manners. - Summary by Edmund Bloxam

Essays Before a Sonata

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Charles Ives


Some philosophical studies in relation to the ideas of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne. Although the sonata is not explicitly referenced in this…

10 - The Darkest Hour

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

19 - The End of the Macedonian Dynasty

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

09 - The Coming of the Slavs

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

21 - The Comneni and the Crusades

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

07 - Justinian's Foreign Conquests

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

08 - The End of Justinians Reign

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

The Other Likeness

In Short Science Fiction Collection 050

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Various


Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

The Graveyard of Space

In Short Science Fiction Collection 050

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Various


Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

01 - The Origin and Function of Music

In For Every Music Lover

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Aubertine Woodward Moore


A series of essays for music lovers, covering many topics. From music appreciation, to violin and symphony, music education, to piano and, i…

02 - Blunders in Music Study

In For Every Music Lover

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Aubertine Woodward Moore


A series of essays for music lovers, covering many topics. From music appreciation, to violin and symphony, music education, to piano and, i…

Motion on Behalf of Defendant Gustav Krupp von Bohlen, Part 2

In Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nu…

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International Military Tribunal


Recognizing the importance of establishing for history an authentic text of the Trial of major German WWII war criminals, the International …

Medical Examination of Defendent Hess

In Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nu…

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International Military Tribunal


Recognizing the importance of establishing for history an authentic text of the Trial of major German WWII war criminals, the International …

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