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The Spirit of the Border

Read by Leonard Wilson

Zane Grey

This is an early novel by the phenomenally successful author of frontier, western and sports stories. It deals with historical characters an…

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

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Mark Twain

The town of Hadleyburg had the reputation of being the most honest town in a wide area, indeed an incorruptible community. The elders took t…

Orley Farm

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Anthony Trollope

Orley Farm is Trollope at his best (as good as the Barsetshire series), which means some of the best characterizations in the English langua…

John Keats: Selected Poems

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John Keats

John Keats is perhaps the most talented poet of the English Romantic Period. Although his life was cut short by disease at the age of 25, he…


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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Evangeline is one of Longfellow’s most popular poems and was once a great favorite with the American people. For many years almost every sch…

Aucassin and Nicolette

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Andrew Lang

Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the earl…


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James Oliver Curwood

Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood.…

Selected Poems

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and his sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) played important roles in the artistic milieu of V…

The Courtship of Miles Standish

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

During the late nineteenth century and until the middle of the twentieth, many elementary classrooms in America featured (along with a Gilbe…

Shelley: Selected Poems and Prose

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Percy Bysshe Shelley

The English Romantic Period in literature featured a towering group of excellent poets: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. If …

Indian Summer

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William Dean Howells

In his novel Indian Summer, William Dean Howells presents a mellow but realistic story that has the complete feel of that delightful time of…

Amoretti: A sonnet sequence

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Edmund Spenser

The Amoretti (meaning little love poems) is a sequence of 89 sonnets written in the tradition of the Petrarchan sonnets, a popular form for …

Ending Wars in a Wilsonian World: Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1…

In Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict

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University of Oxford Podcasts

Quatrain from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Read by LLW

In Quatrain from the Rubaiyat

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Omar Khayyam, translated by Henry George Keene and Omar Khayyám

LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Quatrain from The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Translated by Henry George K…

The Lineman - Read by LLW

In The Lineman

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Chan Gardiner

This poem by Chan Gardiner pays tribute to the Linemen working on America's high voltage lines, working in dangerous conditions so that the …

Simple Gifts - Read by LLW

In Simple Gifts

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Joseph Brackett

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Simple Gifts by Anonymous. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 17th, 2010.Several…

To a Faded Rose - Read by LLW

In To a Faded Rose

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Maurice Switzer

LibriVox readers bring you 16 recordings of "To a Faded Rose" by Maurice Switzer. This was the Weekly Poetry selection for June 16…

True Culture - Read by LLW

In True Culture

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of True Culture by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 16, 2012…

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod - Read by LLW

In Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

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Eugene Field

Librivox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Septemb…

End of Harvest - read by LLW

In End of Harvest

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William Bell Scott

Librivox volunteers bring you eight readings of End of Harvest, by William Bell Scott. This is the fortnightly poetry project for November 9…

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