Writing & Linguistics

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Book III

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John Locke

This is the third book of John Locke's Essay on Human Understanding. Book I was Neither Principles Nor Ideas Are Innate. Book II was Of Idea…

In the Path of the Alphabet

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Frances Jermain

Language: we all use it and few of us think about the form it takes on the page. But how did the transmittal of ideas in written form evolve…

The Columbian Orator

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Caleb Bingham

The Columbian Orator, a collection of political essays, poems, and dialogues first published in 1797, was widely used in American schoolroom…

Confessions of a Book-Lover

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E. Walter Walters

"I am of the company of book men who read simply for the love of it," confesses E. Walter Walters, in this gently written tome. Wa…

039 How to Write Your Memoir

Sheridan Voysey

So, you have a book burning within you. You want to write your memoir or autobiography. How do you mine your life for its gold and…

Literature in the Making, by Some of its Makers

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Variousandjoyce Kilmer

This is a collection of 23 essays based on interviews conducted by Joyce Kilmer with some of the most famous authors of the time (1917). Kil…

The Enemies of Books

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William Blades

The author, an avid book collector, calls for the better protection of books against the "enemies" which lead to their physical de…

A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English Language, Volume…

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George Lillie Craik

The History of English Literature and Language may be recommended to the student as a guide always sure, and as satisfactory as its limits w…

Stories That Words Tell Us

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Elizabeth O'Neill

A history of English words, written for younger readers. Parental advisory: the text was published in 1918 and includes some ethnicity term…

The Ordeal of Mark Twain (Version 2)

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Van Wyck Brooks

The Ordeal of Mark Twain analyzes the literary progression of Samuel L. Clemens and attributes shortcomings to Clemens' mother and wife. The…

Очерки о национализме. Essays on Nationalism

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Ze'ev Jabotinsky and Ze'Ev Jabotinsky

Collection of essays on the subject of interactions between nations. This is a supplement to the "Jews and Russia" LibriVox projec…

The Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 2

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Samuel Adams

Most Americans and many of other nationalities have heard of Samuel Adams. He was regarded in the Pre-Revolutionary Period of American Histo…

008 The Marilynne Robinson Interview

Sheridan Voysey

An interview with Pulitzer Prize- winning author Marilynne Robinson


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Mary Elizabeth Brown

Dedications is an anthology of the forms used from the earliest days of book-making to the present time. My purpose in the following antholo…

За македонцките работи

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Krste Petkov Misirkov

„За Македонцките работи“ е најзначајното дело напишано од еден од најголемите македонисти и национални дејци - Крсте Петков Мисирков, а печа…

How Author Beth Moran Broke Her Life of Silence

Sheridan Voysey

Imagine dropping grades in exams because your pen ran out of ink and you couldn’t ask for a replacement. Imagine hiding from friends you saw…

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