PhonoLiterature

Literary Books and Stories with Phonograph Connections

Examples of literature (poetry, prose, and drama) with themes, scenes, and illustrations connected with the Phonograph.

"Get up! The phonograph is here!"

 

"a live phonograph...in the Land of Oz"

 

 

 

             

Poems by Jake Adam York

 

The Jukebox Man

 

 

Love and Other Consolation Prizes

 

 

       

 

   

Time Travel to 1877

 

The Big Book of Time

 

 

Tea Rex by Molly Idle

 

Love letters to Albums

           

Another Adventure of Elsie and the Bunny

 

Hauntiques

 

Just Imagine

 

The Phonograph and the Graft by O. Henry McClure's Magazine, February 1903

             

Curious George Goes to the Hospital

 

Good Night Sesame Street

 

Welcome to Samantha's World 1904

 

             

Dead Musicians poem by Siegfried Sassoon

 

The Phonograph Witness. A Drama in Five Acts by George W. Hill, 1883

 

Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories, 1971

 

The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot, 1922

             
 

Jules Verne, 1879

 

 

The Castle of the Carpathians by Jules Verne, 1892

 

 

Le Courrier Veritable, 1632 pamphlet - 19th Century Engraving

             

How among the frozen words Pantagruel found some odd ones, by Francois Rabelais, 1653

 

 

Round the Fire: VIII The Story of the Japanned Box, by A. Conan Doyle, 1899

 

 

With the Eyes Shut by Edward Bellamy, October 1889

 

That Voice

A Phonograph related romance as it appeared in The Red Cloud Chief newspaper on June 20, 1878

 

             

Mr. Openeer's Christmas, The Phonoscope, November 1899

 

Love and the Phonograph

Cynthia's romance and the Phonograph as it appeared in The Phonoscope, March 1899

 

The Phonogram, June 1900

 

How We Gave a Phonograph Party

The Phonoscope,1899

             

The Phonograph in Country Towns

The Phonogram, October 1891

 

 

The Fateful Phonograph: Or, The Younger Brother's Revenge

(From the Chicago Tribune as seen in The Red Cloud Chief p. 2, January 29, 1880

 

Newspaper image provided by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE

 

 

The Valentines' Victrola, 1919

 

The Magic of Melody by Edgar March - Maclean's Magazine, August 15, 1933

             
   
 

Black Hole Blues by Janna Levin, 2016

             

The Revenge of Analog

         

No Escape from Black Holes? by Dennis Overbye - The New York Times June 6, 2016

 

The Phonograph in 1614 - The Phonogram, February 1892




The Tables Turned - Harper's Young People December 5, 1893



The Talking Machine World, March 1923

The Talking Machine World, October 1923

The Talking Machine World, April 1923





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