Satire

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 08 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


Voici le huitième des douze livres des Fables de La Fontaine. Celles-ci datent du XVIIe siècle et sont lues par des lecteurs d…

A Cynic Looks At Life

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Ambrose Bierce


Civilization, Immortality, the Death Penalty, these are just a few of the essays enclosed in this collection, A Cynic Looks At Life. Written…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 06 (ver 3)

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Jean de la Fontaine


« Il arrivera possible que mon travail fera naître à d’autres personnes l’envie de porter la chose plus loin &r…

In Brief Authority

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F. Anstey


Satiric comedy from 1915 about a nouveau riche British family and their nanny who get whisked off to Maerchenland ('the land of Fairy Tales'…

Die Teufelsmauer und andere Erzählungen

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Hans Hoffmann


Vier Erzählungen, die teils überraschende, mehr oder weniger übernatürliche Handlungen und Pointen schildern: In "D…

Der Froschmäusekrieg

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Various


Der Froschmäusekrieg ist eine humorvolle Parodie auf die homerischen Epen. Ganz im klassischen Stil wird hier ein blutiger Krieg zwisch…

Penguin Island

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Anatole France


The novel (original French title -- L'Île des Pingouins) is a satire on human nature. The first publication was in 1908. These penguin…

Business

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Ambrose Bierce


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Business by Ambrose Bierce. This was the weekly poetry project for August 2nd, 2009.

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 04

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Various


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fourth volume, 40 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 author…

Variações sobre o flirt: pequeno ensaio de psychologia urbana

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João Do Rio


Variações sobre o flirt: pequeno ensaio de psychologia urbana é uma curta obra de João do Rio, que guarda as mel…

Satiren

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Quintus Horatius Flaccus


Veröffentlichung dieser Ausgabe 1893 Horaz, eigentlich Quintus Horatius Flaccus, ist neben Vergil einer der bedeutendsten römis…

The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson

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Anthony Trollope


Billed as a satire concerning the dishonest advertising and business practices of the day, it tells the tale of an upstart clothing business…

Roads of Destiny

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O. Henry


This is another collection of O. Henry short stories. - Summary by Sid

Monachomachia czyli wojna mnichów

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Ignacy Krasicki


Monachomachia, czyli Wojna mnichów to poemat heroikomiczny autorstwa Ignacego Krasickiego wydany po raz pierwszy anonimowo w 1778. Je…

Favole di Jean de La Fontaine: Libro 09

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Jean de la Fontaine


Nei 12 volumi delle "Favole" (1669 - 1693) Jean de La Fontaine rinnovò la tradizione esopica, rappresentando la commedia um…

Absalom and Achitophel

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John Dryden


John Dryden published Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem in 1681. It is an elaborate historical allegory using the political situation faced by …

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 07 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


Voici le septième des douze livres des Fables de La Fontaine. Celles-ci datent du XVIIe siècle et sont lues par des lecteurs d…

Widowers' Houses

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George Bernard Shaw


This is one of three plays Shaw published as Plays Unpleasant in 1898; they were termed "unpleasant" because they were intended, n…

The United States of Air: a Satire

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J.M. Porup


The National Sewer Agency is spying on people's toilets, looking for food terrorists... Food Enforcement Agent Jason Frolick believes in Ame…

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