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He Knew He Was Right

Read by Arielle Lipshaw


Anthony Trollope


He Knew He Was Right is a 1869 novel written by Anthony Trollope which describes the failure of a marriage caused by the unreasonable jealou…

A Little Maid of Province Town

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Alice Turner Curtis


Plucky eight year old Anne Nelson, living in Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod, is determined to bring the Revolutionary War to an end so …

Olive

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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik


Inspired by Jane Eyre, Dinah Maria Craik's 1850 novel, Olive, was one of the first to feature a disabled central character. 'Slightly deform…

Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago

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Hannah Trager


Hannah Trager published Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago in 1926, so the book is a portrait of day to day life for a Jewish fami…

Fidelity

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Susan Glaspell


The small Midwestern town of Freeport was scandalized years ago when Ruth Holland, then a young girl, ran away to the West with a married ma…

Lifted Masks

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Susan Glaspell


In this collection of short stories, Susan Glaspell examines the unique character of America and its people. (Summary by wildemoose)

The Fortunes of Philippa

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Angela Brazil


The Fortunes of Philippa is based on the author's mother, Angelica Brazil, who had grown up in Rio de Janeiro and attended an English boardi…

Act 2

In Candida

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George Bernard Shaw


Candida, a comedy by playwright George Bernard Shaw, was first published in 1898, as part of his Plays Pleasant. The central characters are …

King Lear

In Shakespeare and Music

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Christopher Wilson


Shakespeare's plays are full of music: love songs, comic ditties, serious ballads, and songs for witches and spirits. Over the centuries mus…

Act 2, Part 1

In Heartbreak House

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George Bernard Shaw


On the eve of World War I, Ellie Dunn, her father, and her fiancé are invited to one of Hesione Hushabye’s infamous dinner parties. U…

18 - As Told by the Rabbi

In Neighbors - Life Stories of the Other Half

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Jacob A. Riis


These stories have come to me from many sources—some from my own experience, others from settlement workers, still others from the records o…