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Librivox: Philosophy of Style, The by Spencer, Herbert show

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“The Philosophy of Style,” explored a growing trend of formalist approaches to writing. Highly focused on the proper placement and ordering of the parts of an English sentence, [Spencer] created a guide for effective composition. Spencer’s aim was to free prose writing from as much "friction and inertia" as possible, so that the reader would not be slowed by strenuous deliberations concerning the proper context and meaning of a sentence. [Wikipedia]

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Librivox: Dream within a Dream, A by Poe, Edgar Allan show

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of A Dream within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 15th, 2007.

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Librivox: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001 by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth show

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A collection to celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 200th birthday, on 27th February, 2007.

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Librivox: Princess and the Goblin, The by Macdonald, George show

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The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a house on a mountain, it is here that she meets her mysterious great-great-grandmother, and her friend the minor boy Curdie. Things are peaceful for Irene until the hideous race of goblins that live beneath the mountain start planning something big… Through his writing George MacDonald has influenced such writers as J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. (Summary by Lizzie Driver)

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Librivox: Wind in the Willows, The (version 3) by Grahame, Kenneth show

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The classic story of how Rat, Mole, and the other river-bankers saved Toad from his excesses. This book has it all: excitement, sentiment, destruction of private property (plenty of that), paganism, and a happy ending. The prose is beautiful and occasionally requires the use of a dictionary - I had to look up “asperities.” Written as a children’s story, The Wind in the Willows is enjoyed by many grown-ups who relish Grahame’s ability to evoke the long summer days of childhood. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis)

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Librivox: Noveller fra det moderne gennembrud by Various show

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En række noveller fra perioden omkring det moderne gennembrud. De tidligste fra slutningen af 1800-tallet og de seneste fra begyndelsen af 1900-tallet. Der er tale om forskellige genrer strækkende sig fra det dramatiske, over det historiske og til det humoristiske. (summary by Kristoffer Hunsdahl, http://www.lydbog.com)

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Librivox: Klassiske eventyr by Various show

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En række danske og udenlandske eventyr og fortællinger. (Summary by Kristoffer Hunsdahl)

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Librivox: Two Tactics of Social-Democracy in the Democratic Revolution by Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich show

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In the heat of the failed 1905 revolution in Russia, Lenin here contrasts the precision of the Bolshevik political program and tactics with various inconsistent and servile factions within the Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party. (Summary by Christian Pecaut)

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Librivox: From the Earth to the Moon by Verne, Jules show

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From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la Terre à la Lune) is a humorous science fantasy story written in 1865 by Jules Verne and is one of the earliest entries in that genre. It tells the story of three well-to-do members of a post-American Civil War gun club who build an enormous sky-facing columbiad and ride a spaceship fired from it to the moon. (Summary from Wikipedia)

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