Annie Denton Cridge - Man's Rights; or, How Would You Like It?: Comprising Dreams«Man's Rights; or, How Would You Like It?: Comprising Dreams» is the first known feminist utopian novel written by a woman. The text features nine dreams experienced by a first-person female narrator. In the first...
2 hours 57 minutes
Lucian of Samosata - Lucian's Dialogues Volume 1: The Dialogues of the GodsThe Dialogues of the Gods are 26 miniature dialogues mocking the Homeric conception of the Greek gods written in Attic Greek by Syrian author Lucian of Samosata. Almost 1900 years old, these dialogues still retain a...
2 hours 39 minutes
Arthur Wing Pinero - "Mind The Paint" GirlAnother Pinero play from the early 1900s. With a social message about the effects of stardom on the star as well as those that love them. «I’m afraid there’s one thing finer than winning the woman you love and, when...
4 hours 20 minutes
Mary Elizabeth Braddon - Sons of Fire«He was a stranger in Matcham, a 'foreigner' as the villagers called such alien visitors. He had never been in the village before, knew nothing of its inhabitants or its surroundings, its customs, ways, local...
13 hours 44 minutes
F. Scott Fitzgerald - Vegetable; or, From President to Postman” “Any man who doesn’t want to get on in the world, to make a million dollars, and maybe even park his toothbrush in the White House, hasn’t got as much to him as a good dog has—he’s nothing more or less than a...
2 hours 57 minutes
Arthur Adams - Mrs. Pretty and The PremierThe Premier has decided that being married would be good for his image. He asks his stenographer for advice: (Premier) Good. Just jot me down a precis of the points made by your fifteen admirers when proposing — the...
2 hours 40 minutes
Gail Hamilton - Battle of the Books«When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for an author to dissolve the bands which have connected him with his publishers, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that he should declare...
7 hours 38 minutes
Godfrey Sweven - Riallaro: The Archipelago of ExilesJohn Macmillan Brown was born in New Zealand and a University professor, wrote under the pseudonym Godfrey Sweven. An excerpt from the Introduction: «Absorbed in contemplation of its sublimity, I sat for a moment on a...
13 hours 42 minutes
George Bernard Shaw - Mrs. Warren's Profession.Mrs. Warren's Profession is a play written by George Bernard Shaw in 1893, and first performed in London in 1902 but was banned after two performances because of the profession talked about. The play is about a...
2 hours 50 minutes