Edward Carpenter

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 007

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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 035

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include how to swim, Navajo silversmithing…

My Days and Dreams

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Hard to imagine now, but there have been times and places where just wearing sandals could get you labeled as being in rebellion against est…

Towards Democracy

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“Civilization sinks and swims, but the old facts remain—the sun smiles, knowing well its strength.” Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) wrote his …

Pagan & Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning

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In this work from 1921, Carpenter analyzes the origin of Christian beliefs, arguing that they are derived from pre-Christian myths and relig…

The Intermediate Sex: A Study of Some Transitional Types of Men and Women

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Written in 1908 by socialist critic and gay rights activist Edward Carpenter, The Intermediate Sex is a thoughtful, humanizing, and frequent…

Short Poetry Collection 126

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This is a collection of 20 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2013.

Homogenic Love and Its Place in a Free Society

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This pamphlet by LGBT pioneer and philosopher Edward Carpenter was originally intended to form part of his work "Love's Coming of Age&q…

Days with Walt Whitman

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"Days with Walt Whitman" is a contemplative summary of the life of Walt Whitman and the making of the poet, by one of his follower…

Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure, and Other Essays

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This publication, by English utopian socialist Edward Carpenter, describes civilisation as a sort of disease with which humanity is afflicte…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 091

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"Pneumatic tubes, instead of store wagons, will deliver packages and bundles." Store purchases by tube was one of John Watkins Jr'…

Love's Coming-of-Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes

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"The little god of Love is generally represented as a child; and rightly, perhaps, considering the erratic character of his ways among …

Short Poetry Collection 220

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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2021.

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 099

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"Instead of letting ourselves, at the thought of mealtime, fall into a state of chronic mental flutter that incapacitates us for any se…

First Chapter Collection 010

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The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we off…