Multilingual Short Works Collection 033 - Poetry & Prose


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This is our 33rd collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. (Summary by ToddHW)

1. Bengali - শাবধাণ [Shabdhan] - 02:38

Sukumar Ray

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Keyword: Nonsense verse; Humour; Be careful

2. French - À cheval - 14:01

Guy de Maupassant

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Keywords: Société; Fatalité; Paris; Humour

3. French - Décoré! - 12:08

Guy de Maupassant

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Keywords: Société; Humour; Honneurs

4. French - De la mode - 36:12

Jean de La Bruyère

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Keywords: Les caractères de La Bruyère

5. French - Demain, dès l’aube… - 1:12

Victor Hugo

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Keywords: grief, scenery, journey

6. French - Le Grillon - 0:55

Go-kyô-gokû-ses-syô-saki-no-dai-iyô-dai-iin (fl. c. 1184-1210)

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Keywords: Anthologie japonaise, poésies anciennes et modernes des insulaires du Nippon, traduit par Leon de Rosny.

7. French - La Rêverie à Paris - 21:40

George Sand

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Keywords: Jardins, rues encombrées, tout le talent de George Sand, son regard sur Paris… la société.

8. French - Spes - 1:06

Ada Negri

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Keywords: traduction anonyme

9. French - Le tic - 11:32

Guy de Maupassant

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Keywords: Rencontres; Fantastique; Etrange; Mystère; Nouvelle

10. German - Die Entdeckung - 7:55

Hanns von Gumppenberg

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Keywords: humor, ironic, psychology, emotional life

11. Italian - Belfagor arcidiavolo - 25:37

Niccolò Machiavelli

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Keywords: humor, ironic

12. Latin - Canis Natans - 0:53

Phaedrus

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Keywords: dog, greed, fable

13. Luxembourgish - Beim Dokter Mîrrédêch - 1:23

Anonymous

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Keywords: joke, doctor, over-eating

14. Polish - Szkice amerykańskie (I) - 20:56

Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Keywords: list, podróż, Ameryka, proza

15. Polish - Szkice amerykańskie (II) - 52:20

Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Keywords: list, podróż, Ameryka, proza

16. Polish - Szkice amerykańskie (III) - 39:44

Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Keywords: list, podróż, Ameryka, proza

17. Romanian - Iarna - 2:21

Vasile Alecsandri

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Keywords: winter, snow, sledge ride, snowflakes

18. Russian - О состоянии древней России [O sostoyanii drevnei Rossii] - 34:38

Nikolay Karamzin

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Keywords: Николай Михайлович Карамзин; История государства Российского, Том I, Глава X; Киевская Русь; общество, экономика, культура

19. Yiddish - Die Kale vun die Berg - 2:37

Morris Rosenfeld

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Keywords: ghosts, murder, legend, miners, haunting, bride

20. Yiddish - Mein Jüngele - 2:21

Morris Rosenfeld

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Keywords: father, son, evening, sleep, departure (4 hr 52 min)

Chapters

Bengali - শাবধাণ [Shabdhan] 2:38 Read by dc
French - À cheval 14:01 Read by Christiane Jehanne
French - Décoré! 12:09 Read by Christiane Jehanne
French - De la mode 36:12 Read by Christiane Jehanne
French - Demain, dès l’aube… 1:12 Read by Lauren
French - Le Grillon 0:55 Read by czandra
French - La Rêverie à Paris 21:41 Read by Christiane Jehanne
French - Spes 1:07 Read by czandra
French - Le tic 11:32 Read by Christiane Jehanne
German - Die Entdeckung 7:56 Read by lorda
Italian - Belfagor arcidiavolo 25:37 Read by Emanuela
Latin - Canis Natans 0:53 Read by Sonia
Luxembourgish - Beim Dokter Mîrrédêch 1:23 Read by Sonia
Polish - Szkice amerykańskie (I) 20:56 Read by Piotr Nater
Polish - Szkice amerykańskie (II) 52:20 Read by Piotr Nater
Polish - Szkice amerykańskie (III) 39:45 Read by Piotr Nater
Romanian - Iarna 2:21 Read by Anna2050
Russian - О состоянии древней России [O sostoyanii drevnei Rossii] 34:38 Read by Kazbek
Yiddish - Die Kale vun die Berg 2:37 Read by Joseph Finkberg
Yiddish - Mein Jüngele 2:22 Read by Joseph Finkberg