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Hur vi levde : Den gudomliga komedin om Sverige

»Om västerlandet var en person skulle hen sitta i väntrummet på psykakuten. Depressivt ältande det som varit, panikångest för vad som väntar. Men psykologins tumregel är ju att mot ...


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Two Articles by Frederick Douglass

‘Two Articles by Frederick Douglass’ houses two of the abolitionist’s most important essays on race and equality. The first essay, ‘My Escape from Slavery’, details his daring bid ...


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The War That Will End War

‘The War That Will End War’ is a collection of thought-provoking esssays, in which H. G. Wells examines the causes and effects of the First World War. For the pacifist Wells, the F ...


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Överklassens bevisföring

»Överklassen, som skrivit lagarne, har icke glömt att fridlysa sina personer. När därför någon av underklassen någon enda gång vågar på ett argumentum ad hominem, så svarar överkla ...


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Underklassens svar på de viktigaste av överklassens fraser

»Överklassen kontrollerar alla böcker, som skrivas, och skriver själv alla böcker till försvar för sina gärningar, förlänar dem auktoritet och förnekar alla av underklassen författ ...


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Om det allmänna missnöjet, dess orsaker och botemedel

»Slutligen hittade jag på disken: Lausannes polisreglemente, på 192 sidor. Det var alldeles som vårt! Kanske värre!« Ur August Strindbergs essä Om det allmänna missnöjet, dess orsa ...


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Nationalitet och Svenskhet

»Jag tror, efter vad jag nu sett, att svensken icke super mer än andra nationer. Svensken är fattig och måste ha sitt rus billigt, därför får han ta dåliga drycker, som antingen sl ...


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Livsglädjen

»Vem har icke känt behaget av att väl utkommen på sommarnöjet få lägga av löskragen som hindrar blodomloppet i huvudet och ger så trånga tankar, att få utbyta den snävt skurna livr ...


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Kulturarbetets överskattning

»Av dem som sågo din pjäs, gingo de flesta för att se på de spelande, några för dekorationerna, några för att de icke vågade icke ha sett det sista teaterevenemanget. Vilka blevo ö ...


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The Forerunner

"Should we not laugh to see a horse in corsets? The time is coming when we shall so laugh to see a woman." - The Forerunner Volume 1 (1909-1910) by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. In thi ...


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Miscellaneous Papers

Anyone who has read Dickens’ novels such as ‘Oliver Twist’ will know that the writer was a moralist, satirist, and social reformer, and this volume of non-fiction essays brings tog ...


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The Philosophy of Composition

This fascinating literary essay, written by the famous American writer and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, explores the mystique of artistic creation. By using his renowned poem ‘The Raven’ ...


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The Soul of Man Under Socialism

‘The Soul of Man Under Socialism’ is an incisive essay on the nature of art, politics, freedom, and the individual. Insightful and sometimes satirical, it dissects the conventions ...


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Laughter

‘Laughter’ is a collection of three essays by French philosopher and Nobel Prize for Literature winner, Henri Bergson. In this interesting piece of philosophy that will be enjoyed ...


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Grand Tour

Kaunokirjallisia esseitä muukalaisuudesta, kustantamisesta ja anarkismistaAnarkistinen vapaus on kapinaa oman mielen sisäisiä aitoja ja muureja vastaan. Se on lapsenmielistä, ilois ...


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A Cynic Looks At Life

In this collection of satiric essays, Ambrose Bierce offers his provoking outlook on a series of subjects. This collection includes, "Civilization", "Immortality", "The Death Penal ...


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Fighting France

‘Fighting France’ is a collection of essays, written by Wharton, on the outbreak of the First World War. Having returned to her beloved France to work with the Red Cross, Wharton b ...


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French Ways and their Meaning

‘French Ways and their Meaning’ is part guidebook and part tribute to Wharton’s beloved France. While living there during the First World War, Wharton decided to write a collection ...


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Canterbury Pieces

Canterbury Pieces is a classic collection of essays, newspaper articles and letters by the English novelist and critic, Samuel Butler. It includes correspondence between the author ...


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How Should One Read a Book

Virginia Woolf dreamed of the Day of Judgment.The 'great conquerors and lawyers and statesmen' come to receive their rewards - crowns, laurels, names carved on marble.But, when he ...


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Andra världar : rapport från insidan

Vem blir du när de runt omkring dig visar sig vara något annat än vad de utgett sig för att vara? När trygg­heten du tog för given visar sig vara en illusion? När rösterna blir för ...


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Personal Reminiscences in Book Making

Author R.M Ballantyne was born in Edinburgh, into a well-known family of printers and publishers. The ninth of ten children, it wasn’t long after his birth that his father’s family ...


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Handbook to the new Gold-fields

First published in 1858 ‘Handbook to the New Gold-Fields’ is a fascinating guide by prolific author R.M. Ballantyne to the land of California following the initial gold rush there. ...


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The War in South Africa

Published in 1902, ‘The War in South Africa’ is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s account of the Boer War. Keen to play his part, Doyle enlisted as a doctor after being turned down by the I ...


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The Crime of the Congo

Best-known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes series of detective novels, in ‘The Crime of the Congo’ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle attempts to lay bare the atrocities which had taken p ...