The Judgment of Eve

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May Sinclair

May Sinclair was a prolific author, literary critic, and feminist activist, famous in Britain and the US in the 1910’s and 20’s. The Judgmen…

Are Women People? A Book of Rhymes for Suffrage Times

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Alice Duer Miller

A collection of poetry and some other short works by suffragist Alice Duer MIller. Many of these satirical works were first published in the…

Bob and Ray WOR 072 June 20, 1973


Wednesday, the last day of spring.  Bob & Ray discuss newsman Henry Gladstone’s musical ability.

The Litigants

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Jean Racine

This play, which is neither a comedy or a farce but has elements in common with each, was first performed in 1668 at Paris, and afterwards a…

The "Mind The Paint" Girl

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Arthur Wing Pinero

Another Pinero play from the early 1900s. With a social message about the effects of stardom on the star as well as those that love them. &q…

The Conscious Lovers

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Richard Steele

As early as 1720 Steele spoke in the Theatre of "a friend of mine" who was lately preparing a comedy according to the just laws of…

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…

You Never Can Tell

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George Bernard Shaw

In this witty comedy of errors, the Clandon siblings, Gloria and the twins, Dolly and Philip attempt to uncover the identity of their long l…

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…

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…

Bob and Ray WOR 789 March 16, 1976


Tuesday, March 16, 1976 Looking for Mary in a restaurant Next Episode: 0:00 Welcoming the listene…

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, …

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…

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