Classic American Poetry

The United States themselves are, essentially, the greatest poem’ said Walt Whitman. Here are the much-loved examples of the free spirit of America in all its glory.

More Classic American Short Stories

Here are eight stories from master American writers of the nineteenth century. They vary from sinister tales by Ambrose Bierce – why is that window boarded up? – and a...

An Introduction to Samuel Richardson's Clarissa

Producers Garrick Hagon and Liza Ross discuss Samuel Richardson’s landmark novel Clarissa with Lucy Scott, who plays the part of Clarissa in the Naxos AudioBooks recording....

Classic American Short Stories

Represented here are 16 short stories by seven great American writers, dating from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they...