Single Author Collections

The Forest

Read by Sheldon Greaves

Ben Jonson

The Forest is a short collection of Ben Jonson's poetry. This collection of fifteen poems first appeared in the 1616 first folio of his coll…

The Presence of Love

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the R…

Odes and Sonnets

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Clark Ashton Smith

Clark Ashton Smith, nicknamed one of the "big three" of Weird Tales (the famous pulp fiction magazine), was also a romantic-style …

There's a certain slant of light

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Emily Dickinson

In tribute to the first real snowfall this year. - Summary by David Lawrence

Bars and Shadows: The Prison Poems of Ralph Chaplin

Read by Ben Adams

Ralph Chaplin

Ralph Chaplin and many other prominent members of the Industrial Workers of the World were imprisoned under the Espionage Act of 1917 as the…

The Poems of Jonathan Swift, Volume One

Read by Arthur Krolman

Jonathan Swift

Sit back and listen to these light-hearted witty rhymes and see the world Jonathan Swift saw -- and maybe recognize your own. Think there is…

Gulliver The Great And Other Dog Stories

Read by David Wales

Walter Alden Dyer

This 1916 book is a collection of sixteen of the author's dog stories previously published in magazines. ( David Wales)

The Grim Smile Of The Five Towns

Read by David Wales

Arnold Bennett

The Grim Smile of the Five Towns (1907) is the second major collection of stories written by Arnold Bennett. (The first is Tales Of The Five…

Hoof and Claw

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Sir Charles G. D. Roberts

These 14 short stories about animals are superb examples of Roberts smooth storytelling style. Knows as the Father of Canadian Poetry, he lo…

The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

Read by Peter Tucker

John Dryden

The first of two volumes of collected poetry by this revered and highly influential English restoration poet and playwright. The poems, many…

Trivia, or The Art of Walking the Streets of London

Read by Phil Benson

John Gay

John Gay's Trivia is a satirical guide to walking the streets of London, written in mock heroic style. Learn how to avoid pickpockets, wig t…


Read by Mark Chulsky

Georgy Ivanov

"The Lantern" is one of the earlier books of poetry by Georgy Ivanov (1894 - 1958), a leading poet and essayist of the Russian emi…


Read by KendalRigans

Jorge Manrique

Estas coplas fueron escritas en honor a la muerte del Maestre don Santiago Rodrigo Manrique, y en ellas se pueden notar reflexiones acerca d…

The Night-Born

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Jack London

Ten short stories on various themes and subjects, all more or less bizarre. The Night-Born is about a woman who draws inspiration to change …

Prufrock and Other Observations

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T. S. Eliot

Prufrock and Other Observations was published in 1917 in a print run of only 500 copies by Egoist Press in London. It features The Love Song…

Ottawa Folk Festival Robert Service Collection (from The Spell of the Yukon)

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Robert W. Service

On August 13-15, 2010, A hearty band of Librivox volunteers, led by Bob Ledrew and Sean McGaughey, recorded selections from the Spell of the…

The Wild Swans at Coole (Version 2)

Read by Peter Tucker

William Butler Yeats

A collection of poems from the mid-career of this renowned Irish poet, the title poem referring to the estate of his friend and mentor, Lady…

Milton's Minor Poems

Read by Thomas A. Copeland

John Milton

“On Shakespear 1630” typifies much of Milton’s poetry. By some miracle never yet explained, at age 24 he managed to get a 16-line encomium i…


Read by Carmen H

Christopher Morley

A collection of short poems on various themes by the author. (Summary by Carmen H)

בחורף In Winter

Read by Omri Lernau

יוסף חיים ברנר Yosef Haim Brenner

Yosef Haim Brenner (1881-1921) was a Ukrainian-born Hebrew-language author, one of the pioneers of modern Hebrew literature. Born to a poor …

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