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Post by Foon » May 27th, 2018, 6:30 am

Swanhilde, and other Fairy Tales by Wilhelm Hauff (1802 - 1827). Translated by Carolyn Norris Horwitz

Wilhelm Hauff was a German poet and novelist, perhaps best known for his fairy tales (Märchen). Some of his stories, such as the Caliph Stork found in this volume, are popular in German-speaking countries to this day. In this book of fairy tales, we find the tale of the beautiful Swanhilde and various other stand-alone fairy tales, as well as a frame story "The Caravan" which includes multiple fairy tales within it. Hauff's freshness and originality shine through in these tales. (Foon)
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Last edited by Foon on September 24th, 2018, 2:18 am, edited 10 times in total.
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Post by Foon » May 27th, 2018, 6:31 am

This is my first time as a BC. I'm really excited, but please do let me know if I messed something up above. ;)
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » May 27th, 2018, 2:10 pm

Foon,

I'd be happy to work with you on this.

I've checked your source. It's a lovely book, but the problem I see is that I don't see a publication date on the book itself. Unfortunately, we can't rely on the "1910" in the Archive record, it needs to be printed in the book itself.

Do you see a date in the book? I could just be missing it.

If we can't find a date on this book, Hauff does have a couple of other books of fairy tales out there which are clearly published before 1923 and therefore OK for us to use. I found these:
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044019796978
https://archive.org/details/swanhildeotherfa00horw

There may be others, I just a quick search on Hauff and "fairy tales".

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Post by Foon » May 28th, 2018, 12:04 am

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
May 27th, 2018, 2:10 pm
Foon,

I'd be happy to work with you on this.

I've checked your source. It's a lovely book, but the problem I see is that I don't see a publication date on the book itself. Unfortunately, we can't rely on the "1910" in the Archive record, it needs to be printed in the book itself.

Do you see a date in the book? I could just be missing it.
You're right, I don't see a date in the book either. I did find in other sources that this book has been translated and published by L.L. Weedon in 1910, but not with the text itself. :(
MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
May 27th, 2018, 2:10 pm

If we can't find a date on this book, Hauff does have a couple of other books of fairy tales out there which are clearly published before 1923 and therefore OK for us to use. I found these:

https://archive.org/details/swanhildeotherfa00horw
This looks like a nice suggestion (quite a bit of overlap in the stories too!)
Should I create a new thread for it?
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » May 28th, 2018, 6:24 am

We can change this thread.

You can edit the first post to change the link to the book, and the title. You'll also need to switch out the title in the intro/outros.

And then let me know how many sections you'll need for the new book.

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Post by Foon » May 28th, 2018, 8:05 am

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
May 28th, 2018, 6:24 am
We can change this thread.

You can edit the first post to change the link to the book, and the title. You'll also need to switch out the title in the intro/outros.

And then let me know how many sections you'll need for the new book.

If you can't figure out how to change the first post, I can do it later this afternoon (or just check what you've done).

MaryAnn
I updated the post above, I hope I didn't forget anything. I think I'll need 12 sections.
Thanks so much for your help! I feel like such a dummy trying to find my way around all of this. :roll:
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » May 28th, 2018, 5:46 pm

Foon,

Don't stress it. There's a learning curve, and we've all been through it. I appreciate you updating the first post. Only change I made was on the intro/outros. Given how the book is structured, I think it may work better to have your readers start with "section" rather than "chapter". You may want to think about whether some of the longer tales get split - Swanhilde is 48 pages, which might be kinda long for one section. Newer readers (who are likely to be drawn to a fairy tale project) generally appreciate 15-20 minute sections. Anyway, once I start splitting stories, then the chapter numbers and section numbers get out of sync and I like to use "section" in the intro.

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Next, you'll need to start entering section (or chapter) titles. I've entered the first couple to get you started.

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Post by Foon » May 29th, 2018, 2:51 am

Oh! I probably should have mentioned. I meant to split Swanhilde into two parts, but since The Caravan is a frame-story of six parts, I wanted to include the short intro to that with the first story (the Caliph Stork), still ending up with 12 parts. :)
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » May 29th, 2018, 5:46 am

Your MW looks great.

Do you plan to proof listen to this yourself, or do you want someone else to DPL?

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Post by Foon » May 29th, 2018, 8:04 am

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
May 29th, 2018, 5:46 am
Your MW looks great.

Do you plan to proof listen to this yourself, or do you want someone else to DPL?

MaryAnn
I'm not quite sure! I haven't PLed anything before. It seems straighforward enough, but maybe I should try one new thing at a time..
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » May 29th, 2018, 9:05 am

OK, we'll move over to readers wanted and we can address the PLing as sections come in.

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Post by Annalisa56 » May 29th, 2018, 11:04 am

If you are ready for readers, may I claim 11 The Princess on the Glass Mountain?
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Post by Foon » May 29th, 2018, 1:28 pm

Annalisa56 wrote:
May 29th, 2018, 11:04 am
If you are ready for readers, may I claim 11 The Princess on the Glass Mountain?
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All yours, thanks for claiming! :thumbs:
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Post by Zozue » May 29th, 2018, 6:41 pm

Hi!

Can I read sections 3 and 4?

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Post by Foon » May 30th, 2018, 2:11 am

Zozue wrote:
May 29th, 2018, 6:41 pm
Hi!

Can I read sections 3 and 4?
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