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The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

Read by Leonard Wilson


Mark Twain


The town of Hadleyburg had the reputation of being the most honest town in a wide area, indeed an incorruptible community. The elders took t…

The Spirit of the Border

Read by Leonard Wilson


Zane Grey


This is an early novel by the phenomenally successful author of frontier, western and sports stories. It deals with historical characters an…

Orley Farm

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Anthony Trollope


Orley Farm is Trollope at his best (as good as the Barsetshire series), which means some of the best characterizations in the English langua…

John Keats: Selected Poems

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John Keats


John Keats is perhaps the most talented poet of the English Romantic Period. Although his life was cut short by disease at the age of 25, he…

Evangeline

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Evangeline is one of Longfellow’s most popular poems and was once a great favorite with the American people. For many years almost every sch…

Aucassin and Nicolette

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Andrew Lang, Unknowntranslated Byandrew Lang and Translated Byandrew Lang


Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the earl…

Kazan

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James Oliver Curwood


Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood.…

Selected Poems

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and his sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) played important roles in the artistic milieu of V…

Shelley: Selected Poems and Prose

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Percy Bysshe Shelley


The English Romantic Period in literature featured a towering group of excellent poets: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. If …

The Courtship of Miles Standish

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


During the late nineteenth century and until the middle of the twentieth, many elementary classrooms in America featured (along with a Gilbe…

Indian Summer

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William Dean Howells


In his novel Indian Summer, William Dean Howells presents a mellow but realistic story that has the complete feel of that delightful time of…

Amoretti: A sonnet sequence

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Edmund Spenser


The Amoretti (meaning little love poems) is a sequence of 89 sonnets written in the tradition of the Petrarchan sonnets, a popular form for …

Ending Wars in a Wilsonian World: Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1…

In Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict

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University of Oxford Podcasts

14 - The First Easter Dawn

In Snowflakes

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Esther Nelson Karn


A collection of poems with varying subjects. (Summary by Ann Boulais)

A Gift - Read by LLW

In A Gift

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Amy Lowell


Amy Lawrence Lowell was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts, who posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Po…

The White Man's Burden - Read by LLW

In The White Man's Burden

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Rudyard Kipling


Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the United …

At the Piano - Read by LLW

In At the Piano

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Anna Katharine Green


Anna Katharine Green was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished h…