Single Author Collections

John Sherman and Dhoya

Read by David Wales


William Butler Yeats


In 1891, Yeats published "John Sherman", a novella, and "Dhoya", a Celtic mythologic story. Ganconagh, Yeats’s nom de pl…

A Collection Of Stories, Reviews And Essays

Read by David Wales


Willa Sibert Cather


Stories and essays by Willa Cather - Summary by david wales

Historia de una anguila y otras historias

Read by Epachuko


Anton Chekhov


Recopilación de cuentos de uno de los grandes maestros del género: Antón Chéjov. Summary by Epachuko

South American Jungle Tales

Read by James K. White


Horacio Quiroga


The stories in South American Jungle Tales center on the relationships between people and the different creatures Quiroga came into contact …

Selected Early Poems of William Carlos Williams

Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)


William Carlos Williams


Williams was born in Rutherford, New Jersey, a community near the city of Paterson. His father was an English immigrant, and his mother was …

Poems of Passion

Read by Joy Chan


Ella Wheeler Wilcox


A collection of love poems. (Summary by Joy Chan)

Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics (version 2)

Read by Peter Yearsley


Bliss Carman


Sappho lived six centuries before Christ, at a period when lyric poetry was peculiarly esteemed and cultivated at the centres of Greek life.…

On the Iron at Big Cloud

Read by Delmar H Dolbier


Frank L. Packard


Frank L. Packard worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He brings this experience to the fictional Hill Division -- t…

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

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Aldous Huxley


Though later known for his essays and novels, Aldous Huxley started his writing career as a poet. Published in 1918, The Defeat of Youth and…

The Lay of the Last Minstrel

Read by Peter Tucker


Sir Walter Scott


An aging minstrel seeks who hospitality at Newark Castle and in recompense tells a tale of a sixteenth-century Border feud. In the poem, Lad…

In a North Country Village

Read by Phil Benson


M. E. Francis


M. E. Francis was born Mary E. Sweetman in Dublin and moved to Lancashire on her marriage to Francis Nicholas Blundell, of the Blundell fami…

Psalms of David

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Isaac Watts


Isaac Watts was a poet, hymn-writer and musician. He wrote many of what we regard as "classical hymns" such as "Joy to the Wo…

The Literary Sense

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E. Nesbit


A collection of short stories written by the author of other literary greats such as The Railway Children, Five Children and It and The Phoe…

The Burning Wheel

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Aldous Huxley


Though Aldous Huxley is best known for his later novels and essays, he started his writing career as a poet. The Burning Wheel is his first …

Roads of Destiny

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O. Henry


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

Ebony and Crystal

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Clark Ashton Smith


As stated in L'Alouette: A Magazine of Verse, "Ebony and Crystal is an artist's intrepid repudiation of the world of trolleys and cash-…

The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch


This lively collection of stories by Q, aka the imaginative and prolific man of letters Arthur Quiller-Couch, includes tales of mystery, hor…

A Selection of Poems by Sir Walter Raleigh

Read by Algy Pug


Sir Walter Raleigh


Sir Walter Raleigh (c. 1552 – 29 October 1618) was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer. He is also wel…

Романтические Цветы, Шатер

Read by Mark Chulsky


Nikolay Gumilyov


Николай Степанович Гумилев (1886 - 1921), русский поэт Серебряного века, создатель школы акмеизма, путешественник, литературный критик. Расс…

Poems

Read by Eva Davis


Rainer Maria Rilke


A concise collection of poems translated from the great German poet Rilke into formal English verse. Although the translation may be freer t…

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