Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055 by VARIOUS

Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the
readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selections from Kierkegaard’s
“Preparation for a Christian Life” and Jung’s “The Hymn of Creation,” and an
exploration of Hegel’s psychology; Arts and the Avant-garde: critiques of Kreymborg by
Lola Ridge and of Pablo Picasso by Marius de Zayas, the rationale behind “1001
Afternoons in Chicago” by Ben Hecht, and notes on the 15th century inventors of
moveable type; Science: “Voyager I Encounters Saturn” by NASA and microscopic
investigation of protozoa; Equal Rights: comments by Charles Sumner and Lucy
Parsons; Evocations of the Seasons: January days in New England and Monarch
butterflies overwintering in Bolinas, California; as well as praise for American cheese, and an essay by Henry Ford, expounding “What I Learned About Business.”

Georg Hegel’s Psychology was translated by Granville Stanley Hall
Gustav Jung’s The Hymn of Creation was translated by Beatrice M Hinkle
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