[COMPLETE] Sasha, by Aleksandr Kuprin - tg

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Post by TriciaG » October 15th, 2020, 3:58 pm

And... any more to say in the summary/intro? If you need ideas, you could take my summary here as an example: https://librivox.org/the-strength-of-the-strong-by-jack-london/
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Post by KevinS » October 15th, 2020, 3:58 pm

TriciaG wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 3:55 pm
Section 4 PL OK

What a little vixen! Sonia read her well. 8-)

I guess this means I can delete the last 3 sections in the MW?
Sonia is great in this role! (Wait, that did not come out right.)

Yes, please delete the last three sections.
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Post by KevinS » October 15th, 2020, 4:10 pm

I knew nothing of Kuprin before reading these stories. And I still know very little about his life. I can paraphrase something, I guess, but it won't be truly my own.
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Post by KevinS » October 15th, 2020, 4:15 pm

Kuprin is well-known to Russian readers and has been described as one of the last exponents of Russian critical realism. He first made a career as an officer in the army, but he left this work to take on employment as varied as journalist, hunter, fisherman, actor, and circus worker. His literary fame was launched with the publication in 1905 of Poyedinok (The Duel.)
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Post by TriciaG » October 15th, 2020, 4:22 pm

OK, added to what you had before, I now have:

Kuprin is well-known to Russian readers and has been described as one of the last exponents of Russian critical realism. He first made a career as an officer in the army, but he left this work to take on employment as varied as journalist, hunter, fisherman, actor, and circus worker. His literary fame was launched with the publication in 1905 of Poyedinok (The Duel). Here are 12 short stories from Alexander Kuprin. - Summary by KevinS

That should be sufficient, and is at least a little more interesting than just "here are 12 short stories." :lol:
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The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
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Post by KevinS » October 15th, 2020, 4:24 pm

TriciaG wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 4:22 pm
OK, added to what you had before, I now have:

Kuprin is well-known to Russian readers and has been described as one of the last exponents of Russian critical realism. He first made a career as an officer in the army, but he left this work to take on employment as varied as journalist, hunter, fisherman, actor, and circus worker. His literary fame was launched with the publication in 1905 of Poyedinok (The Duel). Here are 12 short stories from Alexander Kuprin. - Summary by KevinS

That should be sufficient, and is at least a little more interesting than just "here are 12 short stories." :lol:
Sounds good.
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Post by HannaPonomarenko » October 15th, 2020, 6:25 pm

Yeah, I agree that Kuprin is well known among Russian readers. His works are included in school program of Russian literature (I remember "Oliesia" and "Pomegranate-colored wristband". I had a feeling he was underrated and not considered "classic" as other great Russian writers.
Thanks for bringing him to not-Russian readers!

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Post by KevinS » October 15th, 2020, 6:26 pm

HannaPonomarenko wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 6:25 pm
Yeah, I agree that Kuprin is well known among Russian readers. His works are included in school program of Russian literature (I remember "Oliesia" and "Pomegranate-colored wristband". I had a feeling he was underrated and not considered "classic" as other great Russian writers.
Thanks for bringing him to not-Russian readers!
I am fascinated with his style and subject matter.
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Post by HannaPonomarenko » October 16th, 2020, 1:31 am

That's familiar feeling)
I suggest running Olesia as group reading for your next project:)

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Post by KevinS » October 16th, 2020, 8:14 am

HannaPonomarenko wrote:
October 16th, 2020, 1:31 am
That's familiar feeling)
I suggest running Olesia as group reading for your next project:)
Thank you for the suggestion!
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Post by kwdavids » October 16th, 2020, 2:18 pm

KevinS wrote:
October 14th, 2020, 6:18 pm
kwdavids wrote:
October 14th, 2020, 1:41 pm
Section 9 is uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_09_kuprin_128kb.mp3
Another great reading!

All that's needed is to eliminate a repeat at 5:22 - 5:32 and two sounds, one at 9:36 and the other at 11:10.

You might consider looking at the lower volumes at 24:28 - 24:46 and 38:51 to the close.
OK. This should fix everything, including the volume.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_09_kuprin_128kb.mp3

I removed exactly 5 seconds for the repeat, so the removed sounds are at 9:31 and 11:05. I silenced them rather than deleting.
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At the last moment, I decided not to read this section in my "talk like a pirate" voice.

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Post by KevinS » October 16th, 2020, 2:35 pm

kwdavids wrote:
October 16th, 2020, 2:18 pm
KevinS wrote:
October 14th, 2020, 6:18 pm
kwdavids wrote:
October 14th, 2020, 1:41 pm
Section 9 is uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_09_kuprin_128kb.mp3
Another great reading!

All that's needed is to eliminate a repeat at 5:22 - 5:32 and two sounds, one at 9:36 and the other at 11:10.

You might consider looking at the lower volumes at 24:28 - 24:46 and 38:51 to the close.
OK. This should fix everything, including the volume.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_09_kuprin_128kb.mp3

I removed exactly 5 seconds for the repeat, so the removed sounds are at 9:31 and 11:05. I silenced them rather than deleting.
Wonderful! Thank you! PL OK!

We can go to the catalog now.
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Post by TriciaG » October 16th, 2020, 2:37 pm

I'll work on it! :9:
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia

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Post by KevinS » October 16th, 2020, 2:39 pm

TriciaG wrote:
October 16th, 2020, 2:37 pm
I'll work on it! :9:
Okay! I just finished the update now. Just seconds ago.
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Post by TriciaG » October 16th, 2020, 3:42 pm

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/sasha-by-aleksandr-kuprin/
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia

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