[Essays] Unicorns by James Huneker - rap

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miss stav
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Post by miss stav » May 3rd, 2020, 6:23 pm

Unicorns by James Huneker (1857 - 1921).

An engaging collection of essays about artists, composers, writers, and, of course, unicorns. (Summary by Stav Nisser )
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Post by VintageVox » May 3rd, 2020, 7:21 pm

Hello, this is VintageVox! Mind if I read the first three essays? ("In Praise of Unicorns," "An American Composer: The Passing of Edward MacDowell," and "Remy De Gourmont: His Ideas. The Color of His Mind." Let me know, and cannot wait to collaborate! :D

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Post by miss stav » May 3rd, 2020, 7:23 pm

Hi, welcome aboard. I am glad to see you here. The first three essays are all yours. Have a lot of fun. Now let us wait for an mc, an admin who would set up this project. You can start recording, and I hope we will have an mc by the time you finish.
Before starting, please do the following:
1. Please submit a one- minute sampal recording in the listeners and editors section of the forum. It is not an audition, only a way for us to make sure that your technical settings are all correct.
2. Please let us know under which name you would like to be credited in the catalog. It can be your real name, your forum name, or something else that you choose.
If you have questions, please ask.
Stav.
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Post by maxgal » May 4th, 2020, 8:09 am

Hello Miss Stav,
When the MW is up, I'd like to claim Chapter XIX, "O.W."
I'll keep an eye out.
Thanks very much...LJB
Louise
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Post by miss stav » May 4th, 2020, 8:30 am

Hi Louise, sure, chapter 9 is all yours.
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Post by maxgal » May 4th, 2020, 8:34 am

Thanks, Stav!
One note: "O.W." is Chapter 19.
...LJB :D
Louise
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Post by miss stav » May 4th, 2020, 8:49 am

Ok, no problem.
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Post by Rapunzelina » May 4th, 2020, 9:22 am

Let me MC this project. It is moving rather fast!
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Post by Rapunzelina » May 4th, 2020, 9:32 am

Magic Window is in place!
Come read female poets for October's Poetry Collection

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Post by maxgal » May 4th, 2020, 11:15 am

Hey Rapunzelina,
One or the other of us seems to be stalking the other!
...LJB :lol:
Louise
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Post by Rapunzelina » May 4th, 2020, 12:26 pm

Librivox is a small wonderful world :D
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Post by miss stav » May 5th, 2020, 8:17 pm

Hi, I don't know why I don't succeed with the mw... Can you please fill it in, Raponzelina?
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Post by Rapunzelina » May 6th, 2020, 12:24 am

Of course. I checked and you are in as the BC which should give you access to the mw, so that's not the problem. Maybe it's too much online traffic.
I have filled in Chapter titles and number of pages. I have assigned VintageVox and Louise the requested chapters, and I will now move us to Readers Wanted :)
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Post by alanmapstone » May 6th, 2020, 12:25 am

Can I read section 9 (Brahmsody) and 16 (James Joyce)?
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Post by miss stav » May 6th, 2020, 2:13 pm

Thanks, Raponzelina. Sorry that I didn't succeed.

Alan, sure, chapters 9 and 16 are all yours. Have fun.
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