[COMPLETE] Songs of Love and Life by Zora Cross - tg

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Post by cavaet » June 15th, 2020, 8:31 am

Songs of Love and Life by Zora Cross (1890 - 1964).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/songs-of-love-and-life-by-zora-cross/
This book of poetry, privately printed, was an over night sensation in Australia. It garnered praise everywhere, so much so, that a publishing house bought up the rights and produced an expanded version a month later. It's erotic content, from a twenty seven year old woman, catapulted her to the forefront of Australian poets. This is the expanded version. ( cavaet)
Volunteers outside the USA: Zora Cross died in 1964. Her work is still protected by copyright in places, like Europe, where copyright is author's death plus 70 years, and Australia (author's death plus 70 years for authors who died after 1954).
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      http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/176653
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Post by cavaet » June 15th, 2020, 8:53 am

Well that will teach me not to preview how it would look! That first Zora Cross in the title line is irrelevant. My reading partner and I have already decided which sections we are reading. Plus, two sonnets are missing from the stated source material, so for that we'll be using a downloadable copy from The State Library of Victoria, which was the original, privately published edition. There are also two poems that are not included in the expanded edition. I can only assume that they were dropped by the author, or publisher, for reasons of their own. I am currently reading Ms. Cross' autobiography, maybe that will tell me why. Regardless we plan to place them in a short poetry collection here.

Think thats it. Hope to get this off the ground shortly

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Post by cavaet » June 17th, 2020, 9:41 am

Any takers?

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Post by TriciaG » June 17th, 2020, 5:06 pm

OK, this is set up.

The parts in the first post about claiming, etc. don't apply here, since you already have your readers. :)

You're in charge of updating the Magic Window.

Detailed Instructions for accessing the Magic Window can be found in the document linked here:
Instructions for BCs and DPLs

Video showing how to use the Magic Window (read the above document first - it has the information on how to log in for the first time, which this does not have):
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When you upload a chapter, put the file duration (mm:ss) in the Notes field and the uploaded URL into the Listen URL field, and mark it from Assigned to Ready for PL.

For the record, I cannot access the text. HathiTrust has locked us non-Americans out of it, even though Canada is a Life+50 country, so it's PD for me. :roll: How long are the poems? If they're on the short side, you can use the poetry LV intro/outro, which is shorter.

What's the link to the extra poems?
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David

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Post by cavaet » June 18th, 2020, 6:04 am

First of all, thanks for picking this up.

http://digital.slv.vic.gov.au/view/action/singleViewer.do?dvs=1589314920262~897&locale=en_US&metadata_object_ratio=10&show_metadata=true&VIEWER_URL=/view/action/singleViewer.do?&preferred_usage_type=VIEW_MAIN&DELIVERY_RULE_ID =10&frameId=1&usePid1=true&usePid2=true
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the above link will allow you to access the original printing from Australia. It contains all the sonnets plus some of the longer poems. It is short two sonnets, (missing page), and about ten of the longer poems, plus they dropped two, which we won't use. I will screen shot you those ones from Hathi as necessary. If for some reason the link does not work, I included it in my original test submission.

The sonnets are about forty to fifty seconds in length, 67 of them, so plan to use short LV in and outro on them. All the others get the usual one.

Will update MW tonight after lectures.

Again. Thanks. Cavaet(MDL)


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Post by TriciaG » June 18th, 2020, 6:43 am

I'm having problems accessing that link.

It appears that on the right top corner of the web page is a button, "Persistent Link". Would you click that, then copy/paste that link for me? :)

I'll add the poetry intro/outro to the first post for you.
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David


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Post by cavaet » June 18th, 2020, 7:03 am

the link I just pu up seems to be working fine, however, here is the persistent link, just in case

https://viewer.slv.vic.gov.au/?entity=IE1688258&mode=browse

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Post by TriciaG » June 18th, 2020, 7:06 am

Got 'em. Thanks!
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David

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Post by sandraberrospi » June 18th, 2020, 6:08 pm

Hi Im new to liv can I claim sonnet 2 and 3

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Post by cavaet » June 18th, 2020, 7:04 pm

sandraberrospi. Sorry, but already fully subscribed.

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Post by TriciaG » June 19th, 2020, 4:09 am

Moving this to Readers Found!
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David

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Post by cavaet » June 19th, 2020, 7:59 am

Tricia,
First upload should occur this weekend. Do you want me to post pictures for the text you cant see from Hathi here, as we upload, or what?

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Post by TriciaG » June 19th, 2020, 8:34 am

I don't need to see the Hathi text. The HT catalog page for the text is all I needed, to verify its PD-ness. :)

Hopefully you'll get a DPL that can see it, in case they need to refer to the text for anything. If not, you can work out with them how to access the text.
Mystery/PulpFic: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David

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