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In this section you will find poetry, fiction, non-fiction and miscellaneous texts or images, mostly classics or other historically or culturally interesting documents.


Chaucer, Geoffrey: General Prologue (Canterbury Tales) (39 K) (ENG)
Chaucer, Geoffrey: The Miller's Prologue and Tale (Canterbury Tales) (35 K) (ENG)
Chaucer, Geoffrey: Lak of Stedfastnesse (4 K) (ENG)
Chaucer, Geoffrey: Merciles Beaute (4 K) (ENG)
(More Chaucer at University of Virginia.)
Lampman, Archibald: The City of the End of Things (7 K) (ENG)
Morgenstern, Christian: Galgenlieder (39 K) (GER)
Nyberg, Julia Kristina (Euphrosyne): Presentation samt tio dikter (A presentation plus ten poems in Swedish by this neo-romanticist) (18 K) (SWE)
Rilke, Rainer Maria: Duineser Elegien (Übersicht/Overview) (All ten elegies are published here in German) (GER)
Stiernhielm, Georg: Hercules (42 K) (SWE)


Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice (all three volumes, overview) (ENG)
Bierce, Ambrose : The Devils Dictionary [A-K] (191 K), [L-Z] (214 K) (ENG)
Bierce, Ambrose: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (25 K) (ENG)
Eng, Uno: Historietter (126 K) (SWE)
Lafcadio Hearn: Chin Chin Kobakama Japanese fairy-tale. Facsimile in natural size of a beautiful book printed on crêpe paper in 1905. (10 files of appr. 30 K each) (ENG)
Wallengren, Axel (Falstaff, fakir): Envar sin egen professor, file 1 (69 K); file 2 (79 K) (SWE)
Wells, H.G.: The Time Machine (179 K) (ENG)
Welty, Eudora: Why I Live at the P.O. (The story that inspired Steve Dorner to name his e-mail program "Eudora".) (40 K) (ENG)


d’Alembert, Jean le Rond: ”Discours Préliminaire de l’Encyclopédie” (FR), the preface to the Encyclopedia, 1751. With a short introduction about d’Alembert in Swedish and English.
Bacon, Francis : The New Atlantis (84 K) (ENG)
Berkeley, George: A Treatise Concerning The Principles of Human Knowledge (207 K) (ENG)
Burke, Edmund: Reflections on The Revolution In France, file 1 (189 K); file 2 (203 K); file 3 (179 K) (ENG)
Chaucer, Geoffrey: A Treatise on the Astrolabe (81 K) (ENG)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo: The American Scholar (62 K) (ENG)
Engels, Friedrich: Anteil der Arbeit an der Menschwerdung des Affen (39 K) (GER)
  The Part Played by Labour in the Transition From Ape to Man (36 K) (ENG)
Hume, David: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, file 1, I-VII (147 K); file 2, VIII-XII (168 K) (ENG)
Lunacharsky, Anatoly: Grigory Ovseyevich Zinoviev (14 K) (ENG)
Lunacharsky, Anatoly: Lev Davidovich Trotsky (25 K) (ENG)
Lunacharsky, Anatoly: Georgy Valentinovich Plekhanov (26 K) (ENG)
Lunacharsky, Anatoly: Marcel Proust (19 K) (ENG)
Marx, Engels: Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei (77 K) (GER)
Mao Zedong: Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung ("The Little Red Book") (Divided into 33 files, one for each chapter) (ENG)
Mill, John Stuart: On Liberty (280 K) (ENG)
Novalis: From The Encyclopedia:
  Die Enzyklopädie V: 4. Psychologie (42 K) (GER)
  Die Enzyklopädie VI: 1. Philologie, Sprache und Musik (32 K) (GER)
Novalis: From New Fragments:
  Sophie, oder über die Frauen (39 K) (GER)
  Traktat vom Licht (14 K) (GER)
  Noten an den Rand des Lebens (32 K) (GER)
  Von der geheimen Welt (49 K) (GER)
Plekhanov, G.V.: On the Role of the Individual in History (92 K) (ENG);
  Om personlighetens roll i historien (116 K) (SWE)
Rilke, Rainer Maria: Auguste Rodin (124 + 89 K) (GER) With 89 images and an English introduction.
Rilke, Rainer Maria: Ur-Geräusch (Primal Sound). Rilke's remarkable text from 1919 about the phonograph and the possibility of playing things that have never been recorded (GER). (With a commentary in English)
Rudin, Pehr: Satyriskt betänkande angående bokmängden (SWE) "A Satirical Reflection on the Multitude of Books", written in 1766. In Swedish with a short summary in English
Ruskin, John: Of the Turnerian Picturesque (from Modern Painters); The Goddess of Discord in the Gardens of the Hesperides, Cottage Destroyed by an Avalanche, Snowstorm, The Fighting Téméraire (from The Harbours of England). Overview "Ruskin on Turner" (with paintings). (ENG)
Smith, Adam: Wealth of Nations (overview) (ENG)
Stalin, Josef: Dialectical and Historical Materialism (75 K) (ENG)
  Om den dialektiska och historiska materialismen (92 K) (SWE)
Thoreau, H. D.: Civil Disobedience (53 K) (ENG)
Wells, H. G.: The Idea of a Permanent World Encyclopaedia (23 K) (ENG)


Ur Östgötalagen: "Vådamålsbalken" (Swedish provincial code of law, appr. 1350) (63 K) (SWE)
Oskar Andersson 1877-1906. A small exhibition of 19 cartoons and other drawings by a famous Swedish absurdist pioneer within comics. (SWE, ENG)
The Kisamor documents (Overview) / Dokument om Kisamor (Översikt). A virtual museum with a collection of 31 documents, letters and prescriptions, as facsimiles. This is source material for the earlier published articles (ENG, SWE) about the female natural healer Kisamor (1788-1842). The documents are in Swedish, with short summaries in English.
Betty Ehrenborg: Dagbok med Kisamor 1839 ("Diary with Kisamor 1839"). This is a diary in Swedish, previously unpublished, by the young Swedish authoress Betty Ehrenborg who in 1839 was treated by the female natural healer Kisamor. The book is available for reading on-screen or for downloading as a PDF file. (SWE)
Magna Carta (32 K) (ENG)
Monroe Doctrine (11 K) (ENG)
On Knowledge (112 K) (ENG). Excerpts from the ”Metaphysics” article in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1771.
A Grammatical Table, 17 x 18 inches JPG image (433 K), from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1771.
Nordisk Familjebok om kunskap (22 K) (SWE), article about Knowledge from the Swedish Encyclopedia ”Nordisk Familjebok” (1911).
Nordisk Familjebok om sanning (12 K) (SWE), article about Truth from the Swedish Encyclopedia ”Nordisk Familjebok” (1911).
A Stockholm panorama 1897, 180 degree panoramic view by photographer Ernst Roesler (4 x 25 inches) (360 K).
Stockholm and the Stockholmians, A ”Globe-trotter's” impressions. (From Guides of the Swedish Tourist's Club No 14, Stockholm-Leipzig, 1896) (27 K) (ENG).
Swift, Jonathan: A Modest Proposal (18 K) (ENG)
"The Case of the Trotskyite-Zinovievite Terrorist Centre, Heard before the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of the U.S.S.R., Moscow, August 19-24, 1936" (Overview) Divided into 10 files (18-107 K) (ENG)
N.I. Bukharin’s last plea (from "The case of the Anti-Soviet 'Bloc of Rights and Trotskyites', Heard before the Military Colegium of the Supreme Court of the U.S.S.R., Moscow, March 2-13, 1938") (41 K) (ENG)

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