[COMPLETE] The New Republic by William H Mallock - icequeen

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Foon
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Post by Foon » October 22nd, 2018, 8:45 am

The New Republic; or Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House by William Hurrell Mallock (1849 - 1923).


This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-new-republic-or-culture-faith-and-philosophy-in-an-english-country-house-by-william-hurrell-mallock/


The novel is a satire mocking most of the important figures at Oxford University at the time of publication, with regards to aestheticism and Hellenism.
The book became a best seller in its time and retains much of its humour and satirical bite today. As author David Daiches wrote in 1951, "If we can read through The New Republic without at one point or another being made to feel a little foolish, we are wise indeed." ( will be updated )
  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/newrepublic00mall/page/n9
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    Magic Window:



    BC Admin ===========================================
    This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.

    [list]
    [*] Project Code: OxeH3SBx



    [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (William Hurrell Mallock) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hurrell_Mallock

    [*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_Republic_(novel)
    [*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 19
    [*]Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    [*]Original publication date (if known): 1877
    [*]If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: Historical Fiction; Satire

Keywords that describe the book: humor, oxford, oxford university, intellectual

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[*]The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
START of recording (Intro):
  • "Book [number] Chapter [number] of The New Republic; or Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Say:
    "The New Republic; or Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House, by William Hurrell Mallock. [Chapter]"


For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
  • "Book [number] Chapter [number] of The New Republic by William Hurrell Mallock. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Only if applicable, say:
    "[Chapter title]"
END of recording:
  • At the end of the section, say:
    "End of [Chapter]"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
    "End of The New Republic; or Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House, by William Hurrell Mallock. "

There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

[*]Example filename newrepublic_##_mallock_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. newrepublic_01_mallock_128kb.mp3)

[*]Example ID3 V2 tags
Artist: William Hurrell Mallock
Title: ## - [Section title]
Album: The New Republic; or Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House


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Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
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  • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: icequeen
  • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
  • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

Any questions?
Please post below[/list]
Last edited by Foon on October 26th, 2018, 5:41 am, edited 2 times in total.
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!


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Post by icequeen » October 22nd, 2018, 9:45 pm

Hi Foon! I can MC this one for you! Back in a moment with your MW!
Ann

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Post by icequeen » October 22nd, 2018, 9:49 pm

Your MW is ready for you. We will wait here a day or so to see if we can pick up a DPL.
Ann

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Foon
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Post by Foon » October 23rd, 2018, 2:21 am

Thank you!
This should be a fun read :)
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!


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Post by icequeen » October 24th, 2018, 10:23 am

Moving on to Going Solo!
Ann

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Foon
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Post by Foon » October 25th, 2018, 8:15 am

I've uploaded the first chapter. :)
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!


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Post by hdcn » October 25th, 2018, 2:31 pm

I'd like to volunteer as DPL for this project.

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Post by Foon » October 25th, 2018, 3:09 pm

That would be lovely, thank you! :)
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Post by icequeen » October 25th, 2018, 8:59 pm

hdcn wrote:
October 25th, 2018, 2:31 pm
I'd like to volunteer as DPL for this project.

You have access to the MW now! Thank you so much!
Ann

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Post by Foon » October 26th, 2018, 2:42 am

Jeff, I just want to say, I'm happy with any kind of comments you have. I'd rather have more comments, more editing work, and a better recording, than doing little work while there's still room for improvement.

Of course you absolutely don't have to, since this is standard PL, but if you notice anything like mispronunciation, sloppy pronunciation, putting the emphasis in a sentence wrong, etc etc, I'd be happy to hear it. After all, that's the best way to improve. And in particular, I'd love to hear from what things you are able to tell that English is not my native language. :)

Again, I DO NOT want to give you more work, absolutely not. But if there are things you notice and are doubting whether to bring it up or not, please do. :D
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Post by Foon » October 26th, 2018, 7:45 am

I've uploaded chapter 2. :)
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Post by Foon » October 26th, 2018, 8:54 am

Ann, what is the max length a recording should be? Chapter 3 is a looooong one, and it looks like it'll be ~73 minutes long.

Edit: I see a lot mentioned around the forum that a recording shouldn't exceed 72 minutes so it can fit on an audio cd. But, the length of an audio cd is 74 minutes. So I'm not sure if 73 minutes is OK. Of course I could split it, but if possible, I'd like to keep 1 section for 1 chapter.
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!


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Post by icequeen » October 27th, 2018, 9:46 pm

Foon wrote:
October 26th, 2018, 8:54 am
Ann, what is the max length a recording should be? Chapter 3 is a looooong one, and it looks like it'll be ~73 minutes long.

Edit: I see a lot mentioned around the forum that a recording shouldn't exceed 72 minutes so it can fit on an audio cd. But, the length of an audio cd is 74 minutes. So I'm not sure if 73 minutes is OK. Of course I could split it, but if possible, I'd like to keep 1 section for 1 chapter.

I have seen that the max for an audio CD is 79 minutes, but if you are around 73 minutes, I think you should be fine.
Ann

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Post by Foon » October 28th, 2018, 2:12 pm

Thanks Ann!

Chapter 3 is uploaded :)
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Post by Foon » October 29th, 2018, 9:31 am

Chapter 4 is uploaded too. :)
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!


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