COMPLETE ENG [Solo] Within a Budding Grove by Proust - hok

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Re: Eng[Solo] Within a Budding Grove by Proust - hok

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Thank you. I'm relieved I didn't mispronounce "Robert de Saint-Loup" - that would have been embarrassing!
Section 22 uploaded at http://ge.tt/7X4oaeR/v/0
39.8MB
43.29mins.
I'm planning to go back and correct the Charlus and Villeparisis mispronunciations in earlier sections once I've completed all the Place-Names: the Place sections.
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"for getting a debutante give me Prused""

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Hi Andrew

Section 22 once again PL all OK.

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Section 23 now uploaded:
http://ge.tt/1IS8kjU/v/0
40.5MB
44.16mins.
"why,he used to say to his friends,he used
"for getting a debutante give me Prused""

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Hi

Section 23 is PL all OK. Best wishes for 2013.

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Best wishes to you too. I've finally got round to correcting the mispronunciation of Charlus in Section 12. It's reuploaded at http://ge.tt/9DffCnU/v/0 and is at 14.56.
I've just been reading about Francoise always mishearing the name Sazerat as Sazerin. I can relate to that - no matter how many times I've heard a name I can still get it wrong!
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Section 24 is now uploaded at http://ge.tt/1S5tznV/v/0
34.6MB
37.49mins.
This passage includes bits of French poetry, lists of names and some Yiddish words so I would be surprised if I didn't mispronounce something.
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Hi

Section 24 is PL all OK. The only noticeable departure from conventional pronunciation was the Yiddish word Schlemihl, where you stressed the first syllable. It is said as "shle-MEAL" - but I don't think it matters enough to change it.

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Again thank you for checking, Martin. I think it's best to let that mispronunciation through. Hopefully those who notice will either not care or record their own version.
Section 25 is at: http://ge.tt/9LQNyiY/v/0
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36.42mins.
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Hi

Section 25: there's one repeated passage to be edited out -

@23:31 "It would surely be difficult for her to find another man who would consent to anything of the sort."

Otherwise all PL OK.

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Thank you for spotting that. Section 25 re-uploaded at http://ge.tt/1cIC6pY/v/0
33.4MB
36.33mins.
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Now fine and marked OK in Magic Window.
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Section 26 now uploaded at
http://ge.tt/11V2sNZ/v/0
46.1MB
50.23mins.
Albertine and her gang have arrived!
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What a marvellous stretch of writing that is.

All PL OK.

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Section 27 now uploaded ;
http://ge.tt/7FYxfSg/v/0
33.3MB.
36.23mins.
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Hi

One small omission near the beginning:

@07:10 The anticipation [of dinner] at Rivebelle...

Otherwise all OK

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Section 27 is now re-uploaded at http://ge.tt/2jxlGZg 33.3 MB, 36mins 24.
Section 19 is also re-uploaded with Mme Villeparisis' name corrected throughout. I'm sorry for the extra proof listening of the same section. It is now at http://ge.tt/8DTCNui/v/0 33.5MB, 36 mins 41.
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Hi

All checked and marked PL OK.

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Thank you for doing that Martin. Can I ask a pronunciation question? How should I pronounce "Carquethuit"? Proust invented the place name so I can't find a pronunciation online. John Rowe seems to switch between CARK-twee and CARK-uh-twee. I haven't yet found Neville Jason's pronunciation. I don't think it matters that much so long as I pick a plausible pronunciation and stick to it. My preference is CARK-twee but what do you think?
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Hi

The second of your two alternatives is nearer, but make the 'uh' syllable very short indeed, and the first syllable shouldn't be stressed. (British English speakers tend to overstress initial syllables in French, whereas Americans hammer the final syllable; generally the French skitter along without much syllabic emphasis.)

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Can someone kindly upload section 1 through 11 to ge.tt? The old link on free.fr does not work. Thanks a lot.
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