[DIDACTIC FICTION] Original Stories from Real Life by Mary Wollstonecraft-Leni

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Post by silverquill » January 21st, 2021, 11:14 pm

Original Stories from Real Life by Mary Wollstonecraft (1759 - 1797).

Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the early promoters of gender equality long before other crusaders took up the cause. She is perhaps best known for her books, “A Vindication of the Rights of Women” (1792) and “A Vindication of the Rights of Men” (1790). But she also wrote widely on education and used fiction formats to promote her progressive views. This book using the genre of didactic children’s stories, was written the same year as her “Mary: A Fiction” 1788, but was first published anonymously. It relates the re-education two young girls -- Mary 15 and Caroline, 12, by Mrs. Mason who dispenses her advice on topics of character and behavior ranging from the treatment of animals to idleness and innocent amusements, without any real dialog. ( Larry Wilson)
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Post by Leni » January 22nd, 2021, 6:00 pm

Hello, Larry

Here I am, a window coming up soon.
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Post by Leni » January 22nd, 2021, 6:04 pm

Window done, let me know if it all looks okay ^.^
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Post by silverquill » January 22nd, 2021, 9:02 pm

Thank you, Leni!
All looks good.
Since the chapter titles are long and unwieldy, I thought I would use just the chapter numbers in the MW.

We are ready for readers and a DPL would be most welcome!
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Post by Steve » January 23rd, 2021, 4:59 am

Hi Larry

Could I claim Chapters 8 & 14 please?

Cheers

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Post by Steve » January 27th, 2021, 3:36 am


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Post by silverquill » January 27th, 2021, 6:09 am

Steve wrote:
January 27th, 2021, 3:36 am
Chapter 14 uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/originalstories_14_wollstonecraft_128kb.mp3

Duration: 11:54

Cheers

Steve
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Post by jenno » January 28th, 2021, 8:10 pm

May I claim chapters 1,2and 3 please ?

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Post by silverquill » January 28th, 2021, 9:17 pm

jenno wrote:
January 28th, 2021, 8:10 pm
May I claim chapters 1,2and 3 please ?

Jennifer
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Post by Steve » January 29th, 2021, 2:58 am

Hi Larry

Chapter 8 uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/originalstories_08_wollstonecraft_128kb.mp3

Duration: 16:36

(Could you also edit the MW status for Section 14 to read: "Ready For PL"?)

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Post by silverquill » January 29th, 2021, 7:32 am

MW updated.
Thank you, Steve!

I'll post this project in the listeners wanted forum to see if we can secure a DPL.
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Post by johnb2 » January 29th, 2021, 2:09 pm

Hi Larry

17/18/19/20/21/22 please. I got my coronavirus shot and I'm feeling frisky!

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Post by silverquill » January 29th, 2021, 2:18 pm

johnb2 wrote:
January 29th, 2021, 2:09 pm
Hi Larry

17/18/19/20/21/22 please. I got my coronavirus shot and I'm feeling frisky!
With pleasure!
Mine is scheduled, but a few weeks away.
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Post by johnb2 » January 29th, 2021, 4:06 pm

Hi Larry
(age is the factor as you know, I turn 78 in June.)

Here is chapter 17 @ 5:05

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/originalstories_17_wollstonecraft_128kb.mp3

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Post by silverquill » February 1st, 2021, 9:29 am

johnb2 wrote:
January 29th, 2021, 4:06 pm
Hi Larry
(age is the factor as you know, I turn 78 in June.)

Here is chapter 17 @ 5:05

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/originalstories_17_wollstonecraft_128kb.mp3
This is Ready for PL.
Thanks, John.
You have only a couple years on me . . . :wink:
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