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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Read by John Gonzalez


Oscar Wilde


Dorian Gray, a young man of wealth and stature in late 1800's London, meets Lord Henry Wotton while posing for a portrait by his friend Basi…

A Modest Proposal

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Jonathan Swift


Jonathan Swift almost defines satire in this biting and brutal pamphlet in which he suggests that poor (Catholic) Irish families should fatt…

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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Oscar Wilde


Wilde’s meditation on capital punishment, the Ballad of Reading Gaol comes after he was convicted and imprisoned under charges of gross inde…

Chapter 16

In Dracula

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Bram Stoker


The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity…

Ch. 23-26

In The Prince

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Niccolò Machiavelli


ll Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine writer Niccolò Machiavelli, originally called “De Principatibus” (…

DOCTOR MOREAU EXPLAINS

In The Island of Doctor Moreau

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H. G. Wells


The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, addressing ideas of society and community, human nature…

A Retrospect

In David Copperfield

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Charles Dickens


"David Copperfield" or "The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blun…

The Apology - Read by JAG

In The Apology

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 28 different recordings of The Apology by Ralph Waldo Emerson. This was the weekly poetry project for the week…

CHAPTER V - THE PICTURE OF CROWD SPLENDOR

In The Art of the Moving Picture

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Vachel Lindsay


"This 1922 book by poet and sometime cultural critic Vachel Lindsay might have been the first to treat the then-new medium of moving pi…

Good Hours - Read by JAG

In Good Hours

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Robert Frost


LibriVox volunteers bring you 41 different recordings of Good Hours by Robert Frost. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of Sept…

Version 6

In Danse Russe

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William Carlos Williams


Williams spent his life as a doctor practicing pediatric medicine in northern New Jersey, a few miles west of New York City. During the work…

Version 16

In Art and Heart

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox


This special poetry collection was assembled to celebrate the first anniversary of the creation of LibriVox. LibriVox volunteers bring you 3…

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