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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 8:08 am 

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FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS SCANDINAVIAN by Charles John Tibbits (1861 - 1935).

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Thanks to Thiele, to Hylten-Cavallius and Stephens, and to Asbjörnsen and Moe, Scandinavian Folklore is well to the front. Its treasures are many, and of much value. One may be almost sorry to find among them the originals of many of our English tales. Are we indebted to the folk of other nations for all our folk-tales? It would almost seem so.

I have introduced into the present volume only one or two stories from the Prose Edda. Space would not allow me to give so much of the Edda as I could have wished.

In selecting and translating the matter for this volume, I have endeavoured to make the book such as would afford its readers a fair general view of the main features of the Folklore of the North. C.J.T. ( Charles John Tibbits) ( Charles John Tibbits)


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      Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales; Fantastic Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales
      Keywords that describe the book: English, fairy tales, Legends, folklore, scandinavian, cultural
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      Set your recording software to:
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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 8:13 am 

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I will PL this one myself.

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 10:20 am 
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I will MC this one for you Anthony. I will set it up later today. I removed the ~ from the start of the subject line. That is to indicate we need a proof listener but if you're doing it, then we don't need another. :)

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 11:07 am 

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Thanks again Bev!

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 10:24 pm 
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MW is ready for filling in.

I changed the PG link from the html to the target page so people can choose the format they want.

I'll leave this in the Launch Pad until the MW is set up. Let me know if I've missed anything.

Have fun! :)

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Post Posted:: September 20th, 2017, 10:42 am 

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The mw is set up here too.

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Post Posted:: September 21st, 2017, 11:06 am 
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And we've arrived in Readers Wanted! Open for business, come one come all!

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Post Posted:: September 24th, 2017, 4:22 am 
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Hi Anthony

I see you have a fairy-tale theme going on in your projects right now. Well I'll start this off if I may, I can read the short preface and the first tale:

0 PREFATORY NOTE
1 THE WONDERFUL PLOUGH

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 9:08 am 

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Thank you both so much!

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 9:09 am 

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Kitty wrote:
Hi Anthony

I see you have a fairy-tale theme going on in your projects right now. Well I'll start this off if I may, I can read the short preface and the first tale:

0 PREFATORY NOTE
1 THE WONDERFUL PLOUGH

thanks

Sonia


Yeah, I found these and thought they sounded so cool. I love fairy tales and folk-lore from other cultures than my own!

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Post Posted:: September 26th, 2017, 1:26 pm 
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here is already the very short intro:

https://librivox.org/uploads/darvinia/folkloreandlegendsscandinavian_01_tibbits_128kb.mp3
Recording time: 1:21 min.

as a kid I was totally into the Greek mythology, I knew all the convoluted family ties of the gods by heart LOL But now I also love the Nordic tales and other sagas. :9:

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Post Posted:: September 27th, 2017, 5:17 am 

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Thank you! I too was a scholar of Greek and Roman mythology! I found it most fascinating. I like all tales. I am looking for some Native American stuff to do.

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Post Posted:: September 28th, 2017, 6:39 am 

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PL NOTES:

SECTION 00 - PREFATORY NOTE

The beginning and end of the recording state "Section 1" It is actually Section 0, as it was added after the mw was already populated. Sorry for the confusion. :oops: Perfect otherwise.

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Post Posted:: September 28th, 2017, 1:41 pm 
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afutterer wrote:
The beginning and end of the recording state "Section 1" It is actually Section 0

oops sorry, should have been careful

it's changed now and I also added the first chapter now :)

https://librivox.org/uploads/darvinia/folkloreandlegendsscandinavian_00_tibbits_128kb.mp3
Recording time: 1:21 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/darvinia/folkloreandlegendsscandinavian_01_tibbits_128kb.mp3
Recording time: 8:01 min.

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Post Posted:: September 29th, 2017, 5:52 am 

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Thank you!

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