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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Muriel Bowman Smith


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Thomas Hardy : Mayor of Casterbridge, The

'F. E. Pollard read an article on Thos Hardy by Arnold Bennett S. A. Reynold [sic] spoke on Hardy's country with books & illustrations & R. H. Robson read from "Far from the Madding Crowd. T. C. Elliott read some of Hardy's poems. Mrs Rawlings read a description of Egdon Heath from "the return of the Native" Muriel B. Smith read from The Mayor of Casterbridge & Miss Brain from Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Geo Burrow gave a short introduction to & some readings from the Dynasts. In conclusion F. E. Pollard made some provocative remarks which achieved their object'.

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Muriel Bowman Smith      Print: Book


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