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Culture & Heritage Fiction
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...
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Classics (Greek & Latin Antiquity)
Lucian of Samosata - Lucian's Dialogues Volume 1: The Dialogues of the Gods
The 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...
Dialogues of Lucian of Samosata
Arthur Wing Pinero - "Mind The Paint" Girl
Another 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...
Molière - Magnificent Lovers
«The King [Louis XIV], who will have nothing but what is magnificent in all he undertakes, wished to give his court an entertainment which should comprise all that the stage can furnish. To facilitate the execution of...
Culture & Heritage Fiction
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...
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...
Eden Phillpotts - Deal With The Devil
A Deal with the Devil is a classic tale with a humorous twist. We find that on the night preceeding his 100th birthday Grandpapa, a cantankerous yet loveable sort, has made a deal with the devil, which his...
Angelique G. Campbell
Arthur Adams - Mrs. Pretty and The Premier
The 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...
Molière - George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband
«The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified… and peace being assured… Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favorite gardens of Versailles. Moliere's comedy, George Dandin, formed the chief...
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...
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Godfrey Sweven - Riallaro: The Archipelago of Exiles
John 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...
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...
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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