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Post by williamjones » March 27th, 2019, 4:49 pm

The Complete Works of Brann, the Iconoclast, Volume 1 by William Cowper Brann (1855 - 1898).


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William Cowper Brann earned the nickname “The Iconoclast” by fearlessly attacking established beliefs and institutions which he thought to be pompous and self-serving. He settled in the wild and wooly West Texas town of Waco in the late 1800s as a newspaper man - first as a writer and then as owner of newspaper he named “The Iconoclast”. During this period, Catholics and Protestants were duking it out over the soul of Texas and there was even further sectarian strife among Protestants. Brann wrote prolifically and aired his Politically Incorrect views with vigor and colorful language.

Described as a “slouch-hatted, gun-toting, beer-drinking, woman-worshiping man,” he assailed Baptists, Prohibition, blacks and universities as though engaged in a life-or-death gunfight; and actually he was killed in a gunfight at age 43. After he was shot in the back, drew his own gun and killed the man who had bushwacked him AND THEN walked directly to the jail before dying the next morning.
He wrote entertaining, elevated prose; but occasionally colored his stories with barnyard terminology. Despite his blatant chauvinism, his voice was a reaction against many of the societal extremes of the day. ( William Jones )
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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (William Cowper Brann) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cowper_Brann
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    10. Original publication date (if known): 1896
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    Keywords that describe the book: Brann, Iconoclast, Waco, Religion

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Post by msfry » March 27th, 2019, 8:05 pm

Great to see you starting on your first BC project, Bill. I'm checking in as DPL, and will help you on this journey, as promised. I think this is going to be a really fun project! :clap:
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Post by Lynnet » March 28th, 2019, 4:07 am

I will set this up for you. Back in a few minutes with the MW and further instructions.

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Post by Lynnet » March 28th, 2019, 4:22 am

You are all set with the MW. It looks like you have BCd before, so know about accessing it... just ask if you need help. You can edit out the instructions about ID Tags if you wish -- they are overwritten at cataloguing, so serve no useful purpose.
Michele added as DPL.
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Post by TriciaG » March 28th, 2019, 6:00 am

The title of this work is actually "The Complete Works of Brann, the Iconoclast, Volume 1" isn't it? You'll want to change your intro/outro wordings. (The file names can stay the way they are.)
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Post by msfry » March 28th, 2019, 6:29 am

TriciaG wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 6:00 am
The title of this work is actually "The Complete Works of Brann, the Iconoclast, Volume 1" isn't it? You'll want to change your intro/outro wordings. (The file names can stay the way they are.)
This is Bill's first project to BC. I've already contacted him about the title, Intro, Outro, and a few other things. These will be changed today.

Thanks, Lynne, for taking on the project. Please leave us in the Launch Pad until we get everything straight.
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Post by SteveMiller » March 28th, 2019, 5:54 pm

Bill,
Choose three consecutive sections for me to read. I’m in! :D
Cheers!

Steve

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Post by williamjones » March 28th, 2019, 6:36 pm

SteveMiller wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 5:54 pm
Bill,
Choose three consecutive sections for me to read. I’m in! :D
Steve, what about these:
16.THOMAS CARLYLE 2,822 Words 23 Minutes
17.REQUIESCAT IN PACE 650 Words 5 Minutes
18. CORONATION OF THE CZAR 1,975 Words 16 Minutes

Let me know, please.
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Post by SteveMiller » March 28th, 2019, 6:41 pm

Done.

Book em

Cheers!

Steve
Cheers!

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Post by williamjones » March 28th, 2019, 7:21 pm

So let it be written; so let it be done.
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Post by KIBBONAFIDE » March 28th, 2019, 8:02 pm

Hello-

May I have 6 and 41, please?

Thank you!
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Post by williamjones » March 28th, 2019, 8:46 pm

KIBBONAFIDE
OK, your wish is my command!
You've got 6 and 41

Thank you!
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{NO WE WON'T !!}

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Post by KIBBONAFIDE » March 28th, 2019, 8:55 pm

Thanks!
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Post by msfry » March 29th, 2019, 7:12 am

Here's my first submission, Section 26

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/iconoclast1_26_brann_128kb.mp3 16:26

I am thinking you will PL mine, Bill, and I'll PL yours, and we can fight for the privilege of PLing the rest. :lol:
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Post by williamjones » March 29th, 2019, 7:33 am

msfry wrote:
March 29th, 2019, 7:12 am
Here's my first submission, Section 26

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/iconoclast1_brann_26_128kb.mp3 16:26

I am thinking you will PL mine, Bill, and I'll PL yours, and we can fight for the privilege of PLing the rest. :lol:
That plan is fine with me.
I've just now posted your file in the Magic Window and marked it as Ready for PL. Could you please take a look at it and tell me if there's anything more needed?
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This year thousands of men will die from stubbornness.
{NO WE WON'T !!}

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