Minutes of meeting of the XII Book Club held 23 May 1933

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"Meeting held at Frensham:    23.5.33<br/>     Howard R. Smith in the chair<br/> <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved<br/> <br/> [...]<br/> <br/> 5. We then proceeded to the subject for the evening ""The Jew in Literature"", which was dealt with by eight readings and some discussion of several of them. It proved to be rather a vast subject, & there was considerable disagreement as to what really are the racial characteristics of the Jews, and there is an even greater indefiniteness in the Secretary"s mind as to what the Club collectively thinks on all this. It must suffice then to give a list of the readers and their readings.<br/> <br/> Mary E. Robson an extract from Du Maurier"s Trilby describing Svengali<br/> Howard R. Smith from Heine, in the Temple<br/> Shakespeare, on Shylock"s love for Jessica<br/> George H. S. Burrow two XIII Century ballads, Sir Hugh & The Jew"s Daughter<br/> Mary S. Stansfield from The Children of the Ghetto<br/> Edgar B. Castle from F. W. H. Myers"s St. Paul<br/> Victor W. Alexander from Frazer"s Folklore of the Old Testament<br/> Sylvanus A. Reynolds, the Jew"s Tale in Longfellow"s Wayside Inn<br/> Howard R. Smith from Hilaire Belloc"s The Jews"

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It is assumed that it was Victor Alexander, as secretary of the club, who read out the minutes of the previous meeting.<br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Mary E. Robson an extract from Du Maurier"s Trilby describing Svengali&lt;br/&gt;
Howard R. Smith from Heine, in the Temple&lt;br/&gt;
	Shakespeare, on Shylock"s love for Jessica&lt;br/&gt;
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"Meeting held at Frensham:    23.5.33<br/>     Howard R. Smith in the chair<br/> <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved<br/> <br/> [...]<br/> <br/> 5. We then proceeded to the subject for the evening ""The Jew in Literature"", which was dealt with by eight readings and some discussion of several of them. It proved to be rather a vast subject, & there was considerable disagreement as to what really are the racial characteristics of the Jews, and there is an even greater indefiniteness in the Secretary"s mind as to what the Club collectively thinks on all this. It must suffice then to give a list of the readers and their readings.<br/> <br/> Mary E. Robson an extract from Du Maurier"s Trilby describing Svengali<br/> Howard R. Smith from Heine, in the Temple<br/> Shakespeare, on Shylock"s love for Jessica<br/> George H. S. Burrow two XIII Century ballads, Sir Hugh & The Jew"s Daughter<br/> Mary S. Stansfield from The Children of the Ghetto<br/> Edgar B. Castle from F. W. H. Myers"s St. Paul<br/> Victor W. Alexander from Frazer"s Folklore of the Old Testament<br/> Sylvanus A. Reynolds, the Jew"s Tale in Longfellow"s Wayside Inn<br/> Howard R. Smith from Hilaire Belloc"s The Jews"

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Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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    Howard R. Smith in the chair&lt;br/&gt;
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1. Minutes of last read &amp; approved&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...]&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
5. We then proceeded to the subject for the evening ""The Jew in Literature"", which was dealt 
with by eight readings and some discussion of several of them. It proved to be rather a vast 
subject, &amp; there was considerable disagreement as to what really are the racial characteristics 
of the Jews, and there is an even greater indefiniteness in the Secretary"s mind as to what the 
Club collectively thinks on all this. It must suffice then to give a list of the readers and their 
readings.&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
Mary E. Robson an extract from Du Maurier"s Trilby describing Svengali&lt;br/&gt;
Howard R. Smith from Heine, in the Temple&lt;br/&gt;
	Shakespeare, on Shylock"s love for Jessica&lt;br/&gt;
George H. S. Burrow two XIII Century ballads, Sir Hugh &amp; The Jew"s Daughter&lt;br/&gt;
Mary S. Stansfield from The Children of the Ghetto&lt;br/&gt;
Edgar B. Castle from F. W. H. Myers"s St. Paul&lt;br/&gt;
Victor W. Alexander from Frazer"s Folklore of the Old Testament&lt;br/&gt;
Sylvanus A. Reynolds, the Jew"s Tale in Longfellow"s Wayside Inn&lt;br/&gt;
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