COMPLETE Elsie Inglis - The Woman With the Torch by Eva Shaw McLaren - dc

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Post by Ciufi » February 5th, 2020, 12:00 pm

Elsie Inglis - The Woman With the Torch by Eva Shaw McLaren (1852 - 1921).

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This is a brief biography of the Scottish physician and suffragist Dr. Elsie Inglis. Dr. Inglis founded a maternity hospital for the poor in Edinburgh (then known as the Hospice, but later as the Elsie Inglis Memorial Hospital), and was known for her charity and willingness to waive fees when patients could not afford her care. She was also a key figure in Scotland's Women's Suffrage Movement. She is best known, however, for founding the Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service, which provided staffed teams of female-staffed field hospitals to war zones during World War I. ( Ciufi Galeazzi)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18530
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography; *Non-fiction/History /Modern (20th C)

    Keywords that describe the book: biography ; women's suffrage; women in medicine

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Post by craigdav1 » February 5th, 2020, 3:25 pm

MW coming up.

edit: Let me know if any changes are needed. I shortened the file names. Long ones lead to mistakes. You might also consider using "Elsie Inglis" as the book title except in the first intro and last outro. It's your decision though.

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Post by Ciufi » February 5th, 2020, 4:05 pm

Thanks! :D

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Post by Ciufi » February 6th, 2020, 2:03 pm

I will do the full title in Preface and Intro, Chapter 1, and then the last chapter.

Speaking of preface and intro, here we go - they are in the MW. Thanks again, Lynette, for offering to be DPL!

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Post by LCaulkins » February 6th, 2020, 2:35 pm

It's my pleasure! :D
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Post by craigdav1 » February 6th, 2020, 3:01 pm

Moving to Going Solo forum.

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Post by LCaulkins » February 7th, 2020, 11:00 am

Preface/Introduction are PL OK :thumbs:

And there's a fine start to what promises to be the story of an interesting woman. What a shame there seems to be no access to her novel manuscript.
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Post by Ciufi » February 8th, 2020, 7:24 pm

Okay. chapter 1 is in. This is a weird little chapter (and I wish it wasn't even there). It is basically a series of tributes, broken up at the end by a very short section, then ending with another tribute. The tributes are footnoted, and I chose to read the author's name at the end of each tribute; otherwise, it's really hard to figure out what is going on. I debated about using "quote, unquote." I find it kind of disruptive to the flow of the reading, but maybe in this instance it would make it clearer?
One other thing - the book has a "Syllabus of Chapters" at the beginning, but the chapter descriptions are not at the beginning of the chapters themselves, so I figured I should just put them in the chapter headings but not read them at the beginning of the chapters. I am kind of wondering about that, as well. At any rate, it's time to cook dinner. :)

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Post by LCaulkins » February 9th, 2020, 9:11 am

Hi, Ciufi :)

Ch. 1 is PL OK :thumbs:

You're right - that's an unusual first chapter. I think you handled it perfectly, and actually, from an auditory perspective, it works just fine. I would also not insert the chapter contents after the titles, since they weren't put there in the actual chapters.

Each BC gets to pick how they want to handle things like Fore matter, Appendices, Footnotes. . . etc. I'm one who likes reading the Forewords, Introductions, and most Appendixes. Sometimes even dedications when they're quirky or substantial. Footnotes - I use if they're non-disruptive, informative, entertaining. . . I tend to leave out all chapter "table of contents," whether they're at the Table of Contents or under the chapter titles - to me, they're unnecessary for the audibook, similar to the omission of reading a book's main Table of Contents. Just my own preference. This one is your book, so you get to pick how you want to do things. :)
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Post by Ciufi » February 10th, 2020, 4:36 pm

Thanks!
Chapter 2 is up. And seriously, there is no rush.

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Post by LCaulkins » February 11th, 2020, 9:14 am

That was nice and short - and how funny! Just yesterday I PL'd a chapter where a mid-19th century woman was wearing a white muslin dress with purple pansies all over it and her fan and cap. :)
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Post by Ciufi » February 14th, 2020, 6:39 pm

It really doesn't seem like a good look to me :D , but then, I guess no one would accuse me of knowing much about fashion!
Chapter 3 is up!

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Post by LCaulkins » February 15th, 2020, 11:42 am

Ch. 3 is PL OK :thumbs:

Yeah, that works great to read it without the quote marks cued. They're introduced in the text, so it makes good sense to the ear.

She must have been quite remarkable. Something like a Dr. Quinn in real life. :)

And I just realized that this book will work for the PopSugar prompt of a book about a woman in STEM. Way back in 1885, even!
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Post by Ciufi » February 17th, 2020, 7:23 pm

I' m not really sure what Pop Sugar is, but I will Google it :) . Anyhow, chapter 4 is good to go!

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Post by LCaulkins » February 17th, 2020, 8:55 pm

It's an annual reading challenge I stumbled onto at Goodreads a few years ago. I like doing it. Major book geek here. 8-)
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