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Post by eggs4ears » May 17th, 2018, 6:44 am

An Excursion to the Lakes in Westmoreland and Cumberland, August 1773 by William Hutchinson ~ans (1732 - 1814).


In the summer of 1773, lawyer and antiquarian William Hutchinson set out from his home in County Durham on a tour of the English Lake District. Accompanied by his brother, George Allan, he travelled by horseback from Bowes to Penrith and Keswick, down through Grasmere and Ambleside to Kendal, and back via Kirkby Stephen to County Durham. He returned home to write what may have been the first of many guides to the Lakes. Written in an era when English writers were just beginning to develop a Romantic sensibility for the countryside, Hutchinson's account vividly describes the sights and sounds of a district that would soon be the haunt of literary giants such as Wordsworth, Southey, Matthew Arnold and Harriett Martineau. These recordings were made 'on site' as I followed in Hutchinson's footsteps during the cold and wet early spring of 2018. (Phil Benson)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/excursiontolakes00hutc
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (William Hutchinson) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hutchinson_(topog

    [*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    [*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 5
    [*]Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    [*]Original publication date (if known): 1774
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Travel & Geography

Keywords that describe the book: Romanticism, scenery, Lake District

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Post by eggs4ears » May 17th, 2018, 6:50 am

Annise will MC, Newgatenovelist DPL. All five sections will be ready to upload this weekend.

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Post by Newgatenovelist » May 17th, 2018, 7:43 am

Checking in. Ahhhh, English weather!

For PLing, do you want me to ease off a bit, or how else were you thinking of matching any sections that would require a mic for changes?

Upload as much as you want whenever you want, though I can't promise I'll crack through them. No matter how much I like a reader or a book, I don't stay as sharp as I'd like if I do multiple sections back to back. I don't know if I get used to the writing or the voice or both, but I think I'll do a better job if I split it into smaller listening parts.

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Post by WYSIWYG » May 17th, 2018, 8:08 am

Looking forward to hearing this!
Vision issues and routine, long travel make audbiobooks a MUST for me-- THANK YOU. Apologies in advance for ypto's in my posts.

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Post by annise » May 19th, 2018, 11:41 pm

All set up -if you took any photos you'd like to make PD and have as cover let me know.

Anne
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