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Way I See It--Writerstarot With Leenna artwork

Way I See It--Writerstarot With Leenna

113 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★ - 1 rating
Tarotscopes, Pick-A-Cards, genre eBooks for travelers, and other taroty and writerly/readerling stuff.Bi-weekly Tarotscopes alternating with timeless Pick-A-Card readings on various topics (Write i...
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ScrapHappier

71 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago
Scrapbookers will learn tips, tricks and techniques to help create layouts you'll love. Short episodes share both inspiration and practical advice for creating a custom scrapbooking experience that...
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death by Patrick Henry artwork

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death by Patrick Henry

1 episode - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
This speech was given March 23, 1775, at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia, and is credited with having singlehandedly convinced the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution deliverin...
2 B R 0 2 B by Kurt Vonnegut artwork

2 B R 0 2 B by Kurt Vonnegut

1 episode - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
In this chilling short-story by a master of the craft, Kurt Vonnegut creates a fictional world of the future where life and death are no longer matters of individual choice or destiny. The title re...
Short Poetry Collection by Various artwork

Short Poetry Collection by Various

2 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems.
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Ion by Plato

2 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago
In Plato’s Ion, Socrates questions Ion on whether he should really claim laud and glory for his ‘rhapsodic’ recitals of Homer’s poetry.
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Antigone by Sophocles

2 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
This is the final installment in Sophocles's Theban Plays, following Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at Colonus. Oedipus's daughter Antigone deliberately breaks the laws of Thebes when she buries her brot...
Aphorisms by Oscar Wilde artwork

Aphorisms by Oscar Wilde

2 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
In 1894, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) published two short collections of aphorisms: “A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated”, in the Saturday Review newspaper, and “Phrases and Philosoph...
Poems of William Blake by William Blake artwork

Poems of William Blake by William Blake

3 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★ - 5 ratings
Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul are two books of poetry by the English poet and painter, William Blake. Although Songs of Innocence was first...
Songs of Kabir by Kabir artwork

Songs of Kabir by Kabir

3 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Kabir (1440 - 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement.The name Kabir comes from Arabic Al-Kabir which means 'The Great' - the 37th Nam...
Love and Friendship by Jane Austen artwork

Love and Friendship by Jane Austen

3 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Begun when she was just eleven years old, Love and Friendship is one of Jane Austen's stories that very few readers may have encountered before. Austen experts feel that this story was written, l...
Bartleby, the Scrivener by Herman Melville artwork

Bartleby, the Scrivener by Herman Melville

4 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street is a novella by the American novelist Herman Melville (1819–1891). It first appeared anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 editi...
Four Max Carrados Detective Stories by Ernest Bramah artwork

Four Max Carrados Detective Stories by Ernest Bramah

4 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago
Ernest Bramah is mainly known for his ‘Kai Lung’ books – Dorothy L Sayers often used quotes from them for her chapter headings. In his lifetime however he was equally well known for his detective s...
Three Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens artwork

Three Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens

4 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
As a gifted writer with a strong interest in supernatural phenomena, Charles Dickens produced a string of ghost stories with enduring charm. Three of them are presented here, of which The Signal Ma...
Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson artwork

Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★ - 7 ratings
“Nature” is a short essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson published anonymously in 1836. It is in this essay that the foundation of transcendentalism is put forth, a belief system that espouses a non-tradit...
U.S. Historical Documents by Various artwork

U.S. Historical Documents by Various

4 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
The Articles of Confederation: On November 15th, 1777 The Articles of Confederation became the first constitution of the United States, though not yet ratified by the thirteen original colonies. Ra...
What Men Live By and Other Tales by Leo Tolstoy artwork

What Men Live By and Other Tales by Leo Tolstoy

4 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Although Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was a wealthy landowner, in his later life he had what was considered a “religious awakening.” This experience went on to inform his writing and his lifestyle in pr...
An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde artwork

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

4 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 1 rating
This story opens at a fashionable dinner party in Sir Robert Chiltern's home in the heart of London's stylish Grosvenor Square. One of Lady Chiltern's old school-friends, Mrs. Cheveley, a woman wit...
First Love by Ivan S. Turgenev artwork

First Love by Ivan S. Turgenev

5 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 1 rating
The title of the novella is almost an adequate summary in itself. The “boy-meets-girl-then-loses-her” story is universal but not, I think, banal – despite a surprise ending which notoriously turns ...
Long Poems Collection by Various artwork

Long Poems Collection by Various

5 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago
Long Poems Collection 1: a collection of 5 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.
Bill of Rights & Amendments to the US Constitution by Founding Fathers of the United States artwork

Bill of Rights & Amendments to the US Constitution by Founding Fathers of the United States

5 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
The Constitution has a total of 27 amendments. The first ten, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified simultaneously. The following seventeen were ratified separately.
Red Shadows by Robert Ervin Howard artwork

Red Shadows by Robert Ervin Howard

5 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago
Red Shadows is the first of a series of stories featuring Howard’s puritan avenger, Solomon Kane. Kane tracks his prey over land and sea, enters the jungles of Africa, and even faces dark Gods and ...
Eirik the Red's Saga by Anonymous artwork

Eirik the Red's Saga by Anonymous

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago
In this saga, the events that led to Eirik the Red’s banishment to Greenland are chronicled, as well as Leif Eirikson’s discovery of Vinland the Good (a place where wheat and grapes grew naturally)...
Typhoon by Joseph Conrad artwork

Typhoon by Joseph Conrad

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 1 rating
First published in 1902 as a serial in Pall Mall Magazine, the adventure novel follows the disrupting events onboard a steamboat after it takes a perilous course at sea, which triggers a state of m...
The Tempest by William Shakespeare artwork

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★ - 5 ratings
Banished from his own lands by a usurping brother, Prospero and his daughter Miranda have been living on a deserted island for years, until fate brings the brother within the range of Prospero's po...
Principles of Economics by Alfred Marshall artwork

Principles of Economics by Alfred Marshall

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★ - 1 rating
“The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings.” An uncannily prophetic quote from an 1890 book, Principles of Economics by Alfred Marshall presents an idea that has been accept...
The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare artwork

The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★ - 11 ratings
Right from its famous opening scene which begins, “Thunder and lightning. Enter Three Witches” The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare holds the reader fast in a stirring, monumental experien...
China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles artwork

China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language a...
Lady Susan by Jane Austen artwork

Lady Susan by Jane Austen

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
An epistolary novel, Lady Susan is an early work by Austen that was posthumously published in 1871. The short novel focuses on the self-serving eponymous anti-heroine, as she cunningly maneuvers he...
Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare artwork

Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Shakespeare’s Sonnets, or simply The Sonnets, comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form written by William Shakespeare that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality. T...