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Record Number: 12312


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Friday, 29th January, I do not like ?Brand?. A religion that takes no account of actuality is no use to humanity. And, after all I think that religion was made for man, and not man made for religion. Christ is dead, and infinitely more use as a tradition than in life. Christ was not like Brand ? he pitied humanity. Brand is inclined, if not to sneer, at least, to treat with impatience the odd ways of man. Read - ?Brand? (Ibsen)'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

29 Jan 1926

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Liverpool

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Gerald Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Jun 1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company

Religion:

none

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henrik Ibsen

Title:

Brand

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12312

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gerald Moore

Title:

MS Diary 1926

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

MS Diary 1926

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1926, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12312, accessed: 06 July 2022


Additional Comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

   
   
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