[CLASSICS] Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert -smijen

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Post by alicameron91 » April 5th, 2017, 1:36 pm

Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert (1821 - 1880).
Sentimental Education (French: L'Éducation sentimentale, 1869) is a novel by Gustave Flaubert, that is considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century. The story focuses on the romantic life of a young man at the time of the French Revolution of 1848. ( Wikipedia)
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Post by smijen » April 5th, 2017, 5:40 pm

Hi Ali,

I can MC for you. As a soloist, you are your own Book Coordinator (BC), so you will need to manage the Magic Window (MW). Here are some instructions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kVj409nG_E0XJ5UrrcL7EVx7Qyx-2UQ7dbw4mINi3XQ

Back soon with a MW!
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Post by smijen » April 5th, 2017, 6:07 pm

OK, I think you are all set. We will hang out in the Launch Pad for a little while to see if we can catch a DPL (dedicated proof-listener). I added a ~ in the topic heading, which means that you are looking for one.

I've filled in the first three chapter titles just to get you going, but you can take it from here. Beware of the double quotation marks in Chapter 5. Archive.org (where our files are hosted) does not like double quotes! Change these to single quotes whenever you see them in chapter titles.

I will probably not be online again until Thursday evening (Eastern time zone), but just post here if you have any problems or questions.

Have fun!
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Post by alicameron91 » April 6th, 2017, 12:55 pm

Thanks so much! I'll get started on this and let you know if I have any questions!

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Post by JorWat » April 7th, 2017, 5:18 am

If you're looking for a DPL, I'd be happy to volunteer.

You know, I've done several books' worth of DPLing, but I still haven't done a solo recording...
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Post by smijen » April 7th, 2017, 6:03 am

You're in! You should have access to the MW now.

Moving us to Going Solo. :)
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Post by alicameron91 » May 10th, 2017, 2:36 pm

Hi team,
The first chapter is up and ready for PL!

@smijen - I took the liberty to put the link up on the magic window through the BC Admin site. Let me know if this is how I should proceed with the rest of the sections.

Thanks!
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Post by JorWat » May 11th, 2017, 11:48 am

alicameron91 wrote:Hi team,
The first chapter is up and ready for PL!

@smijen - I took the liberty to put the link up on the magic window through the BC Admin site. Let me know if this is how I should proceed with the rest of the sections.

Thanks!
Ali
You're off to a good start!

Here are your notes:

2:01: Gap between 'from whom' and 'she had' is a little too long
5:58: (not required) The end of 'calculation' has been cut short
8:00: 'cloaks' should be 'coats'
8:27: 'were held' should be 'who held'
16:23: 'joyous' should be 'jealous'
16:31: Gap between 'felt that' and 'there were' is a little too long
20:41: Gap between 'the little' and 'red tassels' is a little too long
21:01: Gap between 'which all' and 'things converged' is a little too long
23:42: Gap between 'as if' and 'there were' is a little too long
23:51 (not required): 'on the practice' should be 'in the practice'

Oh, and as you're technically the BC for this project, yes, you should put the recordings into the MW yourself.
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Post by alicameron91 » May 12th, 2017, 10:33 am

Thanks so much for your detailed comments, Jordan!

I've made the edits and updated the link accordingly.

Hoping to have chapter 2 up later today.

Thanks again!

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Post by alicameron91 » May 12th, 2017, 12:19 pm

Chapter two uploaded and ready for PL.
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Post by JorWat » May 12th, 2017, 5:45 pm

alicameron91 wrote:Chapter two uploaded and ready for PL.
Chapter 1 is now PL OK!

As for Chapter 2, there's only a couple of things:
4:09 (not required): 'recreation' is here being used to mean 'time off', so should be pronounced 'rek-ree-EY-shun', not 'ree-kree-EY-shun'
16:13: The ending silence is too short. It need to be 5 seconds, while you're at just less than 4.
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Post by smijen » May 12th, 2017, 9:05 pm

Hi Ali - I'm so sorry for not getting back to you about the MW. Yes, as Jordan says, you put the links in. You're in charge of this project! :)
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Post by alicameron91 » June 29th, 2017, 12:45 pm

Hi team,

Just checking in to let you know that I've been traveling for the last few weeks but am now back to continue on with this project.

Thanks!
Ali
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Post by alicameron91 » June 29th, 2017, 12:57 pm

Have updated Chapter 2 to have a couple additional silent seconds at the end. Thanks!
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Post by JorWat » June 29th, 2017, 1:26 pm

alicameron91 wrote:Have updated Chapter 2 to have a couple additional silent seconds at the end. Thanks!
Unfortunately, you've gone too far in the other direction now...

You're at about 6.5 seconds now. Aim for between 4.5 and 5.5.
Jordan

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