[NOVEL] The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence - tg

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Post by shreyasethi » August 9th, 2020, 3:17 am

The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930).

The Rainbow is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, a sexual and religious collection of incidents that eventually shows an individual consciousness's inertia to outgrow the commonplace and embrace the reality that lies beyond it. Throughout the novel, including its setting, the characters are being isolated because of their deviation from a conformist English society in a changing, steadily industrializing world.
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Post by TriciaG » August 9th, 2020, 4:37 pm

This is set up. Welcome to the world of BC'ing!

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Post by miss stav » August 9th, 2020, 7:58 pm

I never read any of his books. May I dpl? At the end I promice to write a proper summary.
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Post by shreyasethi » August 9th, 2020, 11:56 pm

miss stav wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 7:58 pm
I never read any of his books. May I dpl? At the end I promice to write a proper summary.
Wow of course! If you can dedicate the time and energy needed I don't have any problems! I'm so glad yay thank you so much! I've officially declared you dpl. NO BACKSIES!!!!!!
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Post by shreyasethi » August 10th, 2020, 1:28 am

TriciaG wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 4:37 pm
This is set up. Welcome to the world of BC'ing!

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):
Magic Windows / Section Compiler: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOP4tcr1kl8

At some point before cataloging, we'll need a PD summary/intro. (Wikipedia isn't PD, so we try to avoid using them as much as we can.) No rush on that.
Hi!
I've edited the magic window and changed the summary (I wrote it myself). Um the chapters are kind of long so I have tentatively divided them into sections of 3500-4000 words. Since this was a gutenberg book, I can't really post links of the divided chapters so is it okay if I leave it to the readers' discretion or should I convert it all into google docs?

Thanks
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Post by quasimoir » August 10th, 2020, 3:24 am

Hey Shreya:

I was about to ask that I record Chapter 1 -Part 1 when I noticed that the text at the beginning and end of each recording may need some tweaking.
  • At the beginning, you may want to consider "Section X of..." rather than "Chapter X of..." perhaps?
  • For the third line of the preamble before the recording, you may want to consider something along the lines of: "The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence. [Section Title]" since that'll take care of the chapter and its parts.
  • As for the first line of the text at the end of the recording, you may simply want to keep it as: "End of Section X" where X is the section number.
  • As for how much will be accommodated in each section, you may have to specify what line to what line will you want them to read as part of that section.
    • For example, for Section 30: Chapter 11 - Part 1, in the notes section for that section in the MW, you may have to mention" 'Read from "As Ursula passed..." to "..meekly away"' And then, mention the number of words in brackets.
Of course, this is on the basis of what I've observed in book projects here. Do take a look see at some - perhaps that'll help you make a decision about how to go about it?

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Post by shreyasethi » August 10th, 2020, 5:24 am

Hi
Thanks for the help, I'm, doing this for the first time so it was really nice of you to take out the time and point out the discrepancies. I'll work on them and let you know when I'm done since you're interested in recording.

Thank you so very much
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Post by TriciaG » August 10th, 2020, 5:31 am

I second all of what Garfield said. :)

When I BC a book from Gutenberg, I usually don't provide links to the individual sections. I suppose you could still provide a link to the individual chapter, and from there the reader would have to find the starting and ending places by searching for them. :)

Definitely provide starting and ending phrases. The less you have to make the reader do the work (divide up the chapter themselves), the more chance you'll get readers. :) You don't have to convert everything into Google Docs unless you want to make it VERY easy for the reader. :lol:
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Post by shreyasethi » August 10th, 2020, 7:43 am

TriciaG wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 5:31 am
I second all of what Garfield said. :)

When I BC a book from Gutenberg, I usually don't provide links to the individual sections. I suppose you could still provide a link to the individual chapter, and from there the reader would have to find the starting and ending places by searching for them. :)

Definitely provide starting and ending phrases. The less you have to make the reader do the work (divide up the chapter themselves), the more chance you'll get readers. :) You don't have to convert everything into Google Docs unless you want to make it VERY easy for the reader. :lol:
The Magic Window is updated and I've divided the chapters. :D :D :D
Thanks
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Post by shreyasethi » August 10th, 2020, 7:44 am

quasimoir wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 3:24 am
Hey Shreya:

I was about to ask that I record Chapter 1 -Part 1 when I noticed that the text at the beginning and end of each recording may need some tweaking.
  • At the beginning, you may want to consider "Section X of..." rather than "Chapter X of..." perhaps?
  • For the third line of the preamble before the recording, you may want to consider something along the lines of: "The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence. [Section Title]" since that'll take care of the chapter and its parts.
  • As for the first line of the text at the end of the recording, you may simply want to keep it as: "End of Section X" where X is the section number.
  • As for how much will be accommodated in each section, you may have to specify what line to what line will you want them to read as part of that section.
    • For example, for Section 30: Chapter 11 - Part 1, in the notes section for that section in the MW, you may have to mention" 'Read from "As Ursula passed..." to "..meekly away"' And then, mention the number of words in brackets.
Of course, this is on the basis of what I've observed in book projects here. Do take a look see at some - perhaps that'll help you make a decision about how to go about it?

Always,
Garfield
I've divided the chapters so let me know if you still want to record the first chapter. Thanks a lot for your help :D :D :D
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Post by KevinS » August 10th, 2020, 8:00 am

Sections 52 and 53, please.
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Post by quasimoir » August 10th, 2020, 9:09 am

shreyasethi wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 7:44 am

I've divided the chapters so let me know if you still want to record the first chapter. Thanks a lot for your help :D :D :D
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Oh wonderful, Shreya! You're doing a great job already! :-D

Yes I sure would like to: Section 1 [Chapter 1 - Part 1] and Section 2 [Chapter 1 - Part 2]. :-D

Just do take a look at the last line of the text at the beginning of the recording: You may want to change it to: "The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence. [Chapter X - Part Y]" so that the reader/listener knows what part of the same chapter is he/she listening to.

Do you think that makes sense? If it doesn't, don't change it. I leave that to you.

Always,
Garfield

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Post by shreyasethi » August 10th, 2020, 9:33 am

quasimoir wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 9:09 am
shreyasethi wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 7:44 am

I've divided the chapters so let me know if you still want to record the first chapter. Thanks a lot for your help :D :D :D
-SS
Oh wonderful, Shreya! You're doing a great job already! :-D

Yes I sure would like to: Section 1 [Chapter 1 - Part 1] and Section 2 [Chapter 1 - Part 2]. :-D

Just do take a look at the last line of the text at the beginning of the recording: You may want to change it to: "The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence. [Chapter X - Part Y]" so that the reader/listener knows what part of the same chapter is he/she listening to.

Do you think that makes sense? If it doesn't, don't change it. I leave that to you.

Always,
Garfield

Yay thank you so much for being the first to claim!!! I've assigned the sections to you and also added the part in the pre recording lines. Thanks for keeping an eye open for my mistakes.
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Post by Scarbo » August 10th, 2020, 10:34 am

Is it okay if the same reader doesn't necessarily record all sections of a single chapter? If so, I'd like to sign up for section 37. I'm just a bit intimidated by the thought of claiming all seven sections of that chapter at once! :shock:

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Post by shreyasethi » August 10th, 2020, 11:24 am

Scarbo wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 10:34 am
Is it okay if the same reader doesn't necessarily record all sections of a single chapter? If so, I'd like to sign up for section 37. I'm just a bit intimidated by the thought of claiming all seven sections of that chapter at once! :shock:
Of course that is quite alright! I know the chapters can be loooooooooonnnnnnggggg. I'll assign the one to you and if you feel like doing more, you can always hit me up. Thanks for claiming though!!! :D :D :clap:
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