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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 18th, 2018, 7:06 am

Sestinas by Various ( - ).

The sestina has enjoyed intermittent popularity in English writing and translation since the sixteenth century, and this selection highlights some of the varied ways the form has been used and adapted. ( Newgatenovelist)
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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 18th, 2018, 7:06 am

Pnagami has most kindly offered to DPL.

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Post by pnagami » June 18th, 2018, 7:08 am

Pam Nagami reporting for duty as DPL.

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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 18th, 2018, 7:14 am

The readers will be unreadpages and newgatenovelist.

To a prospective MC: I've shortened the second and subsequent intros and outros so they are more in line with the short poetry disclaimers.

When I launched, I had to enter a url so I picked one from one of the poems. I know that the way it used to work before the system was overhauled this year was by entering the metadata into each section (author, url). Is that still the case?

There are are several authors who are new to the catalogue, so whoever takes on this project will have a bit of a task! I've got very short bio blurbs for them, and, where I could find them, wikipedia links and/or years of birth and death. I'll post those in the project thread, and I hope it makes your life easier!

Erin

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » June 19th, 2018, 8:05 pm

Erin,

So are you reading from the book you linked to? Or are you curating this as a collection from various sources?

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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 20th, 2018, 2:00 am

Hi MaryAnn,

It will be a collection from various sources.

When I set it up I ticked 'yes' to the 'compilation with multiple authors and sources' question. It still required a text link, so I used one of the books that will be one of the text sources. I'm sure that's all clear as mud...

Erin

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Post by Rapunzelina » June 24th, 2018, 5:45 am

Hi Erin and Peter! Let me MC this project! I'll go set it up!

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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 24th, 2018, 7:05 am

Thank you, Rapunzelina! It's a pleasure to be working with you again.

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Post by Rapunzelina » June 24th, 2018, 8:36 am

Likewise! You had me at "authors who are new to the catalogue" :mrgreen:

I'll move us to Readers Found. You all have access to the MW.

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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 24th, 2018, 1:42 pm

Ahhhh, I think some of these translators will crop up in the short poetry collections with their own original poetry, since they can't be given full credit as translators in this collection! In the meantime, here are the new members of the crew. In a few cases the authors don't have Wikipedia pages, so I drew on mini-bios within the poetry collections or other websites. I'm including them here to be on the safe side, though I don't know what the policy is on linking to non-wiki pages. Absolutely no rush at all on these, as I won't add the metadata immediately.

William Alexander (c. 1567-1640)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Alexander,_1st_Earl_of_Stirling
Blurb: William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling, was a Scottish courtier and poet. He was closely associated with Charles I and was involved in the colonisation of Nova Scotia and New York.

Barnabe Barnes (c. 1571-1609)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnabe_Barnes
Blurb: Barnabe Barnes was an English poet and playwright who wrote the sequence Parthenophil and Parthenophe. He was also embroiled in literary feuds and was charged with attempted murder.

Francis Davison (c. 1575-1621)
http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/AuthorRecord.php?recordid=95
https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Davison,_Francis_(DNB00)
Blurb: Seventeenth-century poet and anthologist. His father was secretary of state to Queen Elizabeth I.

James Mew (1837-1913)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Mew
Blurb: Author and barrister who contributed to the Dictionary of National Biography.

H. C. Faulkner (?-?)
Blurb: American writer.

Florence Byrne or Florence Byrne Cartwright (1863-1944)
https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Woman_of_the_Century/Florence_Byrne_Cartwright
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8973811/florence-cartwright
Blurb: American poet.

Elisabeth Cavazza (?-?)
Blurb: An author from Portland, Maine.

Charles W. Coleman, Junior (1862-1932)
https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/705
Blurb: An author and librarian at the College of William and Mary and the Library of Congress.

Henry Nesgarde Johnson (?-?)

Annie Eliza Johnson (b. 1827)

Harrison Robertson (1856-1939)

Mary Anna Buck Evans (1857-1934)

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Post by Newgatenovelist » June 24th, 2018, 1:57 pm

There's a second batch of author names. I did say there would be quite a few!

John Lawrence Smith (?-?)
Blurb: American poet, bibliophile, editor, postmaster and school superintendent.

Timothy Barrett (?-?)

John William Lloyd (1857-1940)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._William_Lloyd
Blurb: American anarchist, sex theorist and poet.

Charles Camp Tarelli (1870-?)

Annie Lake Townsend (?-?)
Blurb: San Francisco author.

Charles Edward Russell (1860-1941)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Edward_Russell
Blurb: Charles Edward Russell was an American journalist, political activist, Pulitzer Prize winner and one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Post Wheeler (1869-1956)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_Wheeler
Blurb: Post Wheeler was an American author and career diplomat.

Charles F. Johnson (1836-1931)
Blurb: Professor at Trinity College, Hartford who wrote books on literary subjects.

Ardeen Foster (?-?)

Victor Reese (?-?)

W. M. James (?-?)

Stanley Matthews Cleveland (?-?)
Blurb: An editor of and contributor to the University of Virginia Magazine.

Margaret Thomas (?-?)
Blurb: Poet and travel writer who spent her early years in Australia.

H. E. D. (?-?)

Mary Eleanor Roberts (1867-?)

Nels Dickmann Anderson (1876-?)

William Andrew MacKenzie (1870-?)

Leroy Titus Weeks (?-?)

Edward Benninghaus Kenna (1877-1912)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Kenna
Blurb: American writer and Major League Baseball player known as ‘The Pitching Poet’.

Dorothy Frances Gurney (1858-1932)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Gurney
Blurb: English poet and writer of hymns.

Shirley Harvey (?-?)

Richard Butler Glaenzer (1876-1937)
http://pennyspoetry.wikia.com/wiki/Richard_Butler_Glaenzer
Blurb: American author.

Mary Cromwell Low (?-?)

John Francis Glynn (?-?)
Blurb: Poet who wrote verses while incarcerated.

Carol Wight (?-?)

Henry Dumont (1878-1942)
http://pennyspoetry.wikia.com/wiki/Henry_Dumont
Blurb: American poet.

To reiterate - no rush! It took me some time to find out as little as I did, and I don't imagine this project will come together overnight.
Erin

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Post by Newgatenovelist » July 13th, 2018, 9:12 am

Hi Pam,

Nina Salaman is ready for PL, section 085:
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/sestinas_085_various_128kb.mp3 3.01
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Post by pnagami » July 13th, 2018, 12:07 pm

Hi Erin,

Section 85 is PL OK.

And away we go!

My best,

Pam
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Post by Newgatenovelist » July 17th, 2018, 2:07 am

Hi Pam,

Just one for PL. I'll be very glad when the workmen have finished and I can open the throttle!

https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/sestinas_053_various_128kb.mp3 3.11

Erin

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Post by pnagami » July 17th, 2018, 8:01 am

Hi Erin,

Section 53 is Pl Ok.

The author of the Emily Brontë and Margaret of Navarre biographies I read!

Pam
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm."

Robert Louis Stevenson

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