Satire

The Old Bachelor

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William Congreve


"In The Old Bachelor we have three or four concurrent plots, which become interwoven, indeed, at the end.... It is recorded that the s…

Peg O' My Heart

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John Hartley Manners


The Chichester family have just gone bankrupt due to bank failure. Their situation looks gloomy until Mrs. Chichester learns of the death of…

Don Quixote in England

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Henry Fielding


"The Audience, I believe, are all acquainted with the Character of Don Quixote and Sancho. I have brought them over into England, and i…

The Notary's Nose

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Edmond About


Ironic and Satirical: A successful Parisian notary, Alfred L’Ambert, is smitten with a fourteen-year-old ballet dancer. After a quarrel, his…

Солдатские сказки

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Саша Чёрный


Солдатские сказки Особое место в творчестве Саши Черного занимают «Солдатские сказки», написанные в стиле своеобразного анекдот…

Cupid's Cyclopedia

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Oliver Herford


This 1910 short work is by the English-born American humorist, satirist, and illustrator Oliver Herford, aided by another caricaturist and i…

Bill Nye's Sparks

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Bill Nye


Humorist Bill Nye, in his brief 46 years, served as justice of the peace, newspaperman, miner, and postmaster in the rough town of Laramie, …

Der Freimaurer

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August Von Kotzebue and August von Kotzebue


Ein Stück über die Neugierde um die geheimen Riten der Freimaurer und den Versuch diese, durch unterschiedliche Möglichkeiten…

Кролики и удавы

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Фазиль Искандер


Год выпуска: 1988 (книга) Автор: Фазиль Искандер Исполнитель: Николай Козий Жанр: Сатира Издательство: Нигде не купишь Тип: аудиокнига Аудио…

«Мой сосед по кровати» и другие юмористические рассказы

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Аркадий Аверченко


Аркадий Аверченко - Мой сосед по кровати и другие юмористические рассказы Аркадий Аверченко - "король смеха", как называли его со…

The Follies of a Day; OR, The Marriage of Figaro (English)

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Pierre Beaumarchais


This is Thomas Holcroft's English translation, obtained by attending Pierre Beaumarchais' French play nine times in Paris during its origina…

Тайм-аут

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Виктор Шендерович


Тайм-аут Виктор Шендерович - самобытный, яркий стилист, философ, лирик, непревзойденный мастер тонкой иронии. Сегодня он редко выступает в …

Back to Methuselah

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George Bernard Shaw


In this late work, Shaw examines many contemporary issues under the broad rubric of evolution and then illustrates his opinions in five brie…

Новые русские сказки

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Дмитрий Быков


Новые русские сказки Еще несколько политических сказок Дмитрия Быкова – продолжение сборника «Как Путин стал президентом США».…

Ballad of the Canal

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Phoebe Cary


LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Ballad of the Canal by Phoebe Cary. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 4, …

Nicholas Nickleby: A Farce in 2 Acts

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Edward Stirling


This stage adaptation of Dickens’ novel debuted in November of 1838 at the Adelphi Theater in London. Only eight installments of the story …

Bob and Ray WOR 789 March 16, 1976


BNRToast


Tuesday, March 16, 1976 Looking for Mary in a restaurant Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR79003171976 0:00 Welcoming the listene…

The Cabinet Minister

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Arthur Wing Pinero


Mr. Pinero holds that farce should treat of probable people placed in possible circumstances, but regarded from a point of view which exagge…

Bob & Ray WOR #129 September 06, 1973


Unknown


Chester Hasbrook Frisby admits he is out of story ideas. Pat Buttram makes jokes  Firemen putting out studio fire. Thursday,  …

George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband

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Henri Van Laun and Molière


"The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified ... and peace being assured ... Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favori…

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