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Here are tales of love and war, modesty and frivolity, laughter and tears. Louisa May Alcott wrote many, many short stories. This collection shares but 7 of them.
 
Set in nineteenth century New England, Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters-Jo, Beth, Amy and Meg. The novel is a classic rites of passage story, that has often split literature critics but has been adored by many over the years. Intended as a book for young girls, the book is too sentimental for some but plenty of adults and young men have Little Women firmly featured in their best books of all time. The pace of the novel can be slow at times and the language almost too ...
 
When a neighbor brings word that Grandma is sick, Mr. and Mrs. Bassett hurry off to tend to her, leaving their seven children to prepare for Thanksgiving on their own. The story of the adventures of Eph, Tilly, Prue, Seth, Sol, Roxy, and Rhody Bassett as they go sledding, face bears, tell old stories, and wrestle with plum puddings is a holiday treat fit to make anyone stop and count their own blessings. (Summary by Eden Rea-Hedrick)Cast:Narrator: Maria ThereseMrs. Bassett: Elizabeth KlettSe ...
 
This story follows the lives of four sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Set in the tumultuous days of the American Civil war, readers grow to love the four sisters as they grow and mature into young women. This book has characters any girl can relate to because each of the four March sisters has a unique and different personality. A story that the young and old have enjoyed for years, this book truly is a classic. (Summary by Abigail Rasmussen)
 
Under the Lilacs is a tale of friendship and adventure from celebrated author Louisa May Alcott.When sisters Bab and Betty Moss decide to have a tea party one spring morning, little did they know a strange and talented dog and a bedraggled circus run-away would come into their lives. Ben Brown is believed to be orphaned. With no family to return to, the girl's kind neighbour, Miss Celia, takes Ben under her care, where he learns the true meaning of friendship, home and family. (Summary by Ta ...
 
Little Women is the classic story of The March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls--Practical, yet fashion conscious Meg, who longs for the nice things they used to have. Rambunctious, book worm, Jo, who wants to become a writer and wishes she were born a boy. Shy and quiet, home-loving Beth, who loves to play the piano and play with her kitties. Finally, the youngest, artistic Amy, who longs for an aristocratic nose!The story takes place during the American Civ ...
 
Librivox volunteers bring you eleven readings of My Doves, by Louisa May Alcott. This was the fortnightly poem for December 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015 - Summary by Rachel
 
This is the story of Rose Campbell, a rich but lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and sent to live with her maiden aunts. When Rose’s guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad he takes over her care. Through his unorthodox theories about child-rearing and her exposure to the exploits of her seven male cousins and numerous aunts, Rose becomes happier and healthier. At the end of a year, she is given a choice of which relative she is to stay with. Whom will she choose?This i ...
 
Jack and Jill went up a hillTo coast with fun and laughter.Jack fell down and broke his crown,And Jill came tumbling after.When Jack and Jill tumble off of their sled on the first good snow of the season, their injuries cause them to be bedridden for many months putting an end to their fun and frolics. Their parents and friends fill their days with the joys of Christmas preparations, a theatrical production and many other imaginative events. Both learn how to become better friends to each ot ...
 
A collection of short stories by Louisa May Alcott that were written with the intent to entertain the whole family and to fill children's heads with wonder and delight. (Summary by Jennifer Stearns)
 
Opening several years after the close of "Eight Cousins", we find Rose coming home fresh from a voyage overseas, to find much changed about her. Now of a marriageable aged and heiress to a fortune, Rose finds joy,sorrow, and finally love await her -- as the Rose is finally ready to bloom into a good, strong, sweet and true woman.This sequel to Eight Cousins was written by Louisa May Alcott, the author of many well beloved children's books including Little Women, An Old Fashioned Girl, Under ...
 
Fans of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will remember the elaborate plays which the March sisters loved to perform. This volume, published after Alcott's death, is a compilation of the real plays written by her and her sisters, which were fictionalized in Little Women. (Summary by Arielle Lipshaw)Cast:Actor 1: Algy PugActor 2: Marty KrisActor 3: Matthew ReeceActor 4: Peter BishopActor 5: John SteigerwaldActor 6: David LawrenceActor 7: RashadaActor 8: Amy GramourActor 9: Elizabeth KlettActor ...
 
Fans of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will remember that her heroine Jo wrote racy novels before turning her hand to more "serious" literature. Alcott, writing under the pseudonym A. M. Barnard, often did the same, and Behind a Mask (1866) is one of her sensation novels. It focuses on Jean Muir, who enters the home of the wealthy Coventry family as governess to their sixteen-year-old daughter. But is the beguiling Miss Muir all that she seems to be? (Introduction by Elizabeth Klett)
 
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales from writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor and suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases.. Alexa Users ask "Alexa, play the podcast 1001 Classic Short Stories a ...
 
This book is a collection of short biographies of notable women, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, Florence Nightingale, and many others. (Summary by Arielle Lipshaw)
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of An Apology for Sadness by Anne Lynch Botta. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 13, 2011.Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta was an American poet, writer, teacher and socialite whose home was the central gathering place of the literary elite of her era.At Mrs. Botta's receptions every Saturday night, attendees would find the most well-known writers, actors and artists, such as Poe, Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bronson Alcott, Louisa May ...
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the Gothic castles of Eastern Europe, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
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The History Chicks
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the Gothic castles of Eastern Europe, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
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The Great Books
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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.
 
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Seeking Tumnus
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A podcast where we revisit the books of our youth, and, on alternating episodes, explore the uncanny wilds of contemporary adolescent fiction.
 
Have you ever read a novel, short story, poem, or narrative and then found yourself wondering about it's creator, their backstory, and what type of person could construct the piece of literature in your hands? ​ Well, I know I have. ​ Being an avid book worm and all around knowledge-seeking nerd, I discovered one of my favorite things to do after completing either a series or a book that made me question life, reality, or morality as a whole, was to figure out who it was that crafted such a ...
 
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Faking Lit
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A podcast in which five idiots get together to discuss the finest works of classic literature.Listen to them struggle with subtexts, historical contexts, symbolism and the minor fact that none of them have actually read the book.
 
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The Great Books
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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.
 
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Novel Conversations
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We're like Cliffnotes for your ears! Novel Conversations is a podcast summarizing the world’s greatest works of classic literature: in 35 minutes you get the whole story from cover to cover. In each episode, Frank Lavallo hosts two readers, and the three of them give their reactions to the story and read their favorite passages along the way. Each episode features Endnotes by Ted Schwartz, a segment with interesting facts about the author. It is an original podcast produced, edited, recorded ...
 
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fiction, myths, and free readings of bedtime stories
 
In every country there have been certain men and women whose busy lives have made the world better or wiser. The names of such are heard so often that every child should know a few facts about them. It is hoped the very short stories told here may make boys and girls eager to learn more about these famous people. (from the Forward of the text)
 
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A wealthy widow hires a sled team to find her old lover at a remote destination in the Yukon, but her plans to get him back fall short when she finds him in the company of an Indian woman. Tense dialog and an excellent story line make this a classic well worth enjoying. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 St ...…
 
Will Bertie’s scheme to help Bingo Little come off without a hitch, or are there many more spring-ready hitches hiding in the bushes? P.G. Wodehouse, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. The Classic Tales Podcast is listener supported. Thank you so very much to all of you who have go ...…
 
Will Bertie’s scheme to help Bingo Little come off without a hitch, or are there many more spring-ready hitches hiding in the bushes? P.G. Wodehouse, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. The Classic Tales Podcast is listener supported. Thank you so very much to all of you who have go ...…
 
John J. Miller is joined by Professor Stephen Smith of Hillsdale College to discuss Dante Alighieri’s Inferno.
 
John J. Miller is joined by Professor Stephen Smith of Hillsdale College to discuss Dante Alighieri’s Inferno.
 
Jack Kerouac, or as he liked to call himself, Jean Louis Lebris de Kerouac was an American novelist and poet active during the mid 20th century, best known for his book On the Road, which brought him an astounding amount of critical prestige. A pioneer of the Beat Generation, Kerouac is considered a literary iconoclast alongside his two close f ...…
 
In which the Idiots discuss Anthony Burgess's real horroshow novel of ultraviolence and the old in-and-out - become gradually more and more lost in a world of shared hallucinations and abrupt, unexpected advertorial fugues - learn how engage and disengage Cuck Mode - uncover a real life case of disturbing psychological conditioning.Featuring Sp ...…
 
A 16 year-old American sailor finds himself with no money to get back out to his ship and learns a valuable lesson. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link: https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT A ...…
 
How can Jeeves help to keep Aunt Agatha from hounding Bertie to marry, when he’s turned frosty about a certain scarlet cummerbund? P.G. Wodehouse, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. The Classic Tales Podcast is listener supported. Thank you so very much to all of you who have gone ...…
 
How can Jeeves help to keep Aunt Agatha from hounding Bertie to marry, when he’s turned frosty about a certain scarlet cummerbund? P.G. Wodehouse, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. The Classic Tales Podcast is listener supported. Thank you so very much to all of you who have gone ...…
 
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John J. Miller is joined by Dominic Green of Spectator USA to discuss Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto.
 
John J. Miller is joined by Dominic Green of Spectator USA to discuss Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto.
 
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An American man witnesses his first bullfight in Ecuador and becomes enraged at the gore and violence which is enjoyed by the thousands of fans in the name of entertainment. Adult content: violence, animal suffering. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and suppor ...…
 
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Most grade school kids will tell you that Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave and conductor on the Underground Railroad which is a great start--but she was so much more! A nurse, a spy, a military leader, a public speaker, a humanitarian, a wife and mother who did everything in her power to keep her family together...and she did it all with a t ...…
 
Most grade school kids will tell you that Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave and conductor on the Underground Railroad which is a great start--but she was so much more! A nurse, a spy, a military leader, a public speaker, a humanitarian, a wife and mother who did everything in her power to keep her family together...and she did it all with a t ...…
 
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