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Post by williamjones » September 12th, 2019, 7:45 am

[GROUP] The Complete Works Of Brann The Iconoclast Volume 12 by William Cowper Brann.

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.

This Volume 12 consists mainly of newspaper editorials and accounts of his death. Here you'll find both praise for his work and criticisms of his junk-yard-dog style of attack journalism. In addition there is a handful of his scathing articles and speeches... really delightful reading!
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Last edited by williamjones on September 17th, 2019, 8:31 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Post by Lynnet » September 12th, 2019, 11:05 am

All set up.
Please shorten the file name e.g. iconoclast12
Also, you can safely delete the whole section of instructions regarding id tags.

Let me know if you need anything else.

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Post by williamjones » September 12th, 2019, 6:58 pm

Lynnet wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 11:05 am
All set up.
Please shorten the file name e.g. iconoclast12
Also, you can safely delete the whole section of instructions regarding id tags.

Let me know if you need anything else.
Done! Thanks for the advice.
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{NO WE WON'T !!}

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Post by williamjones » September 13th, 2019, 4:10 pm

Lynnet wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 11:05 am
All set up.

Let me know if you need anything else.
It turns out that there are only 46 Sections.
What must I do to change that?

Do I have to announce in the Firs Post that *I* am the DPL?

Also, what else must be done to be able to accept readers?

Again, I very much appreciate your help!
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{NO WE WON'T !!}

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Post by williamjones » September 13th, 2019, 4:23 pm

The summary now dropped in.
I think the project is ready to roll.
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Post by Lynnet » September 13th, 2019, 5:00 pm

Moved to Short Works... if you’d prefer it in Books, let me know.

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Post by williamjones » September 13th, 2019, 7:50 pm

Lynnet wrote:
September 13th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Moved to Short Works... if you’d prefer it in Books, let me know.
You're a busy woman!

It should go wherever Volume 1 is located.
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{NO WE WON'T !!}

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Post by Lynnet » September 13th, 2019, 9:59 pm

williamjones wrote:
September 13th, 2019, 7:50 pm
Lynnet wrote:
September 13th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Moved to Short Works... if you’d prefer it in Books, let me know.
You're a busy woman!

It should go wherever Volume 1 is located.
Volume 1 is catalogued and located in “complete”... so I’m not sure where it was; but if these are essays, this is the right place.

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Post by jfgallagher » September 17th, 2019, 1:53 pm

I would like to claim Section 29, Brann the Fool.

Thanks!

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Post by williamjones » September 17th, 2019, 8:25 pm

Uploaded Sections 01 and 08
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https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/iconoclast12_08_brann_128kb.mp3 8:27

Gunfire, Mob attacks and lies, lies, lies!

Michele, would you be so kind as to PL these two short section?
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Post by williamjones » September 17th, 2019, 8:27 pm

jfgallagher wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 1:53 pm
I would like to claim Section 29, Brann the Fool.

Thanks!

Jim G.
It's yours, Jim! There are many short, dramatic sections in this project.
Please browse and look for others, too.

NOTE: there are a couple of minor changes to the Intro and Outro. Essentially, "Chapter" is to be replaced by "Section"
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{NO WE WON'T !!}

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Post by msfry » September 18th, 2019, 6:43 am

williamjones wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 8:25 pm
Uploaded Sections 01 and 08
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/iconoclast12_01_brann_128kb.mp3 11:41
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/iconoclast12_08_brann_128kb.mp3 8:27

Gunfire, Mob attacks and lies, lies, lies!

Michele, would you be so kind as to PL these two short section?
Congratulations on another fine project. I'll be happy to PL these first sections for you, and will look for a few sections to record as well.
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Post by williamjones » September 18th, 2019, 5:26 pm

Lynnet wrote:
September 13th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Moved to Short Works... if you’d prefer it in Books, let me know.

I would like the project moved to Books if possible.

There are lots of short sections which should be attractive to naive readers. Iconoclast Vol 1 was getting almost hourly requests from readers by this time,.

Maybe I've been spoiled by the prompt success of Iconoclast Vol. 1.

This is gonna another wild-and-wolly project!
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{NO WE WON'T !!}

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Post by Lynnet » September 18th, 2019, 6:02 pm

williamjones wrote:
September 18th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Lynnet wrote:
September 13th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Moved to Short Works... if you’d prefer it in Books, let me know.

I would like the project moved to Books if possible.

There are lots of short sections which should be attractive to naive readers. Iconoclast Vol 1 was getting almost hourly requests from readers by this time,.

Maybe I've been spoiled by the prompt success of Iconoclast Vol. 1.

This is gonna another wild-and-wolly project!
Done!
There is no rhyme or reason to why sometimes projects take off quickly, while others take a while to get going. With patience, they all get done, though.

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Post by williamjones » September 19th, 2019, 6:58 am

Bill Jones, Fabled of Story and Song, CC
This year thousands of men will die from stubbornness.
{NO WE WON'T !!}

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