Satire

Kunterbuntergang des Abendlandes. Grotesken

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Klabund


Klabund (eigentlich Alfred Georg Hermann „Fredi“ Henschke) beschreibt in kurzen Geschichten, grotesk, humorvoll, überspitzt und zuweile…

Geschichte der Abderiten

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Christoph Martin Wieland


Eine Geschichte über menschliche Schwächen und welch schweres Leben diejenigen wenigen Personen erdulden, die davon frei sind. 177…

The Relentless City

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E. F. Benson


A satiric novel of manners written in Benson's classic style of gently poking fun at class structures and the people who fill them. This tim…

The Lie (version 2)

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Sir Walter Raleigh


LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of "The Lie" by Sir Walter Raleigh. This was the fortnightly poem for the period begin…

Het Verlaten Huis

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Charles Dickens


Verhaal over een zeer langdurig en vooral kostbaar juridisch proces, dat uiteindelijk toch tot een einde komt. In schril contrast met de nob…

Turns About Town

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Robert Cortes Holliday


Robert Cortes Holliday was an early 20th century essayist, editor, and librarian. Writer Christopher Morley said that he "has the genu…

The Physician In Spite of Himself

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Molière


The Physician In Spite of Himself … is written in a most unbounded spirit of mirth, the matrimonial breezes wafting a certain amount of refr…

Luces de bohemia

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Ramón del Valle-Inclán and Ramón Del Valle-Inclán


Luces de Bohemia es probablemente la obra más conocida de Ramón María del Valle-Inclán. Este gallego, genio y fi…

Mr. Punch's Pocket Ibsen

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F. Anstey


These short comic parodies of five well-known tragedies by Henrik Ibsen originally appeared in Punch, the British humor magazine. From the p…

The Love-Tiff

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Molière


"The characters are well delineated, and fathers, lovers, mistresses, and servants all move about amidst a complication of errors from …

Myszeis

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Ignacy Krasicki


"Myszeis" (znany także jako "Myszeidos pieśni X") to chronologicznie pierwszy z trzech poematów heroikomicznych I…

The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell

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Algernon Charles Swinburne


LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell by Algernon Charles Swinburne. This was the Fortnightly Poe…

The Green Carnation

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Robert Smythe Hichens


The Green Carnation, first published anonymously in 1894, was a scandalous novel by Robert Hichens whose lead characters are closely based o…

John Donne's Satires

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John Donne


Donne’s StyleIn John Donne’s day, a satire was such a poem as a satyr might compose. Satyrs were rough, savage creatures in Greek mythology…

The Weaker Sex

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Arthur Wing Pinero


Mrs. Boyle-Chewton and her cause - the Advancement of Women from the Rear to the Van. Lady Vivash, new recruit to the cause. Their daughter…

Twilight Sleep

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Edith Wharton


Wharton miraculously finds it possible to satirize the very rich while simultaneously showing compassion and even grudging admiration for so…

Светлая личность

Read by Владимир Самойлов Год издания книги: 1928 Год издания аудио книги: 2012


Илья Ильф, Евгений Петров


Почти одновременно с культовым романом «Двенадцать стульев», в 1928 году, Илья Ильф и Евгений Петров написали фантастическую пов…

The Disagreeable Man

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W. S. Gilbert


LibriVox volunteers bring you 26 recordings of The Disagreeable Man by Sir W. S. Gilbert. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 1…

A Treatise of Religion

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Fulke Greville


Part diatribe, part discourse, part sermon and part stand-up comedy, this is Fulke Greville's 114 stanza, verse-poem about religious hypocri…

The Impromptu of Versailles

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Molière


The setup here is that Moliere and his troupe have been sent for by the King to come perform at Versailles. But instead of the piece they ha…

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