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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…

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…

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.…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

My Comforter - Read by LLW

In My Comforter

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anonymous


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of My Comforter by anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 25, 2012.

Mis' Smith - Read by LLW

In Mis' Smith

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Albert Bigelow Paine


LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Mis' Smith, by Albert Paine. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 7th, 2013.

The New Colossus - Read by LLW

In The New Colossus

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Emma Lazarus


LibriVox volunteers bring you 26 recordings of The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 24, 2012.L…

Illicit

In Short Poetry Collection 108

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Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) and Conrad Aiken


This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2012.

Watching

In Poems and Songs

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Henry Kendall


Henry Kendall was the first Australian poet to draw his inspiration from the life, scenery and traditions of the country. In the beginnings …