Friday, January 29, 2010

"Araby" by James Joyce - FREE Audio and eText

Continuing in our classic world literature theme for 10th Grade students, we have also posted James Joyce's "Araby" to the Adam Smith Academy website. Students can read and listen along to this classic tale from "Dubliners," by clicking here.

"Eveline" by James Joyce - eText and FREE Audio

"Eveline" by James Joyce has just been uploaded to the Adam Smith Academy website. Now, students can read and listen along to this classic tale by clicking here.

"The Sisters" by James Joyce - Audio and eText

We are excited to announce the addition of "The Sisters" by James Joyce to our eText and Audio files.

You can listen and read along, by clicking here!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

"The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde - Complete AudioText

We are excited to announce that we have uploaded the complete eText and Audio for Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Earnest."

To read and listen to the play, click here!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

"The Dead" by James Joyce

"The Dead" is the final short story in the 1914 collection "Dubliners" by James Joyce. It is the longest story in the collection and is often considered the best of James Joyce's short works. At 15,672 words it is also considered a novella.

You can read and listen to a FREE audio version of "The Dead" by clicking here!

"The Lady with the Dog" by Anton Chekhov

"The Lady with the Dog" is a short story by Anton Chekhov first published in 1899. It tells the story of an adulterous affair between a Russian banker and a young lady he meets while vacationing in Yalta. The story comprises four parts: I describes the initial meeting in Yalta, II the consummation of the affair and the remaining time in Yalta, III Gurov's return to Moscow and his visit to Anna's town, and IV Anna's visits to Moscow.

The entire story along with FREE audio can be found by clicking here!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

9th Grade Reading List

We have posted the following 9th Grade Reading List, complete with eText and Free Audio:

The Interlopers, by Saki
The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
The Seven Ages of Man by William Shakespeare
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne by Ann Radcliffe
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe
The Wreck of the Hesperus by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
The Rocking-Horse Winner by D.H. Lawrence
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
Beowulf by Anonymous
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer by Walt Whitman
Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
To Build a Fire by Jack London
The Mystery of Cloomber by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Tobermory by Saki
Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Moby Dick by Herman Melville