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The Soul of Man

The Soul of Man is an 1891 essay by Oscar Wilde in which he expounds a libertarian socialist worldview and a critique of charity. The writing of The Soul of Man followed Wilde's co ...


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4th National Climate Assessment, Volume II

4th National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks and Adaption in the United States.The Global Change Research Act of 1990 mandates that the U.S. Global Change Research Pr ...


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Frederick Douglass - A Biography

Frederick Douglass - A Biography by Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass became one of America's great icons. He escaped slavery to become one of our gre ...


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Onkel Toms Hütte

Onkel Toms Hütte (engl. Uncle Tom’s Cabin) ist ein 1852 veröffentlichter Roman von Harriet Beecher Stowe, der das Schicksal einer Reihe afroamerikanischer Sklaven und ihrer Eigentü ...


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Gullivers Rejser

Gullivers rejser (originaltitel Gulliver's Travels) er en roman skrevet af Jonathan Swift i 1726. Bogen er en kritisk allegori om samtiden. Den har en satirisk indfaldsvinkel til d ...


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A Room of One’s Own

A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf was first published in 1929. This feminist essay argues for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition do ...


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Ten Days in a Mad-house

Ten Days in a Mad-house is an extended investigative essay by Nellie Bly that was first published in 1887. In 1887 Nellie Bly, one of the first female newspaper writers, and a youn ...


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On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience or Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1 ...


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Demons - The Possessed

Demons is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published in 1872. This English translation was published in 1916. Although titled The Possessed in the ini ...


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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published in the literary journal "The Russian Messenger" in twelve monthly instalments durin ...


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Walden

Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two day ...


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The Prince

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, translated by William K. Marriott, is a five hundred year old manual for how to run a kingdom or principality. Written in 1513 but not published ...


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Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave (1853) sub-title: Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near t ...