Macbeth

Reading experience

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Macbeth

Reading experience
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Evidence

<p>Meeting held at Ashton Lodge :- 3. 7. 37.</p> <p> Henry Marriage Wallis in the Chair.</p> <p>1. Minutes of last read & approved</p> <p> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> </p> <p>7. The Meeting then gave its attention to Witches.</p> <p>H. M Wallis led off with a paper on Witchcraft and readings were given from the following books:- MacBeth – The Witch Scene[?] by Janet Rawlings, Dorothy Brain, & Dorothea Taylor with F. E. Pollard & V. W. Alexander as Banquo & MacBeth <br/> Samuel – The Witch of Endor scene by Mary Robson <br/> Westward Ho (Lucy), by Dorothy Brain <br/> Trials for Witchcraft, by Howard Smith <br/> Precious Bane, by Rosamund Wallis <br/> <br/> </p> <p>Between all these items there was considerable discussion. Members were able to vie with one another in tale of mystery and eerie happenings, and if all the conversation was not strictly relevant at least the interest did not flag.</p>

Source


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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Alexander, Victor
Aged 50 [Experience in 1937, born in 1887]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
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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Related place
England
Related people
Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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Macbeth

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-30074

Evidence

<p>Meeting held at Ashton Lodge :- 3. 7. 37.</p> <p> Henry Marriage Wallis in the Chair.</p> <p>1. Minutes of last read & approved</p> <p> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> </p> <p>7. The Meeting then gave its attention to Witches.</p> <p>H. M Wallis led off with a paper on Witchcraft and readings were given from the following books:- MacBeth – The Witch Scene[?] by Janet Rawlings, Dorothy Brain, & Dorothea Taylor with F. E. Pollard & V. W. Alexander as Banquo & MacBeth <br/> Samuel – The Witch of Endor scene by Mary Robson <br/> Westward Ho (Lucy), by Dorothy Brain <br/> Trials for Witchcraft, by Howard Smith <br/> Precious Bane, by Rosamund Wallis <br/> <br/> </p> <p>Between all these items there was considerable discussion. Members were able to vie with one another in tale of mystery and eerie happenings, and if all the conversation was not strictly relevant at least the interest did not flag.</p>

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Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Alexander, Victor
Aged 50 [Experience in 1937, born in 1887]

Details of the reading experience

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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
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).

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:


http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/93363
Accessed on 2020/10/30 12:27:16

Related place
England
Related people
Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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books:- MacBeth – The Witch Scene[?] by Janet Rawlings, Dorothy Brain, &amp; Dorothea Taylor 
with F. E. Pollard &amp; V. W. Alexander as Banquo &amp; MacBeth &lt;br/&gt;
Samuel – The Witch of Endor scene by Mary Robson &lt;br/&gt;
Westward Ho (Lucy),	by Dorothy Brain &lt;br/&gt;
Trials for Witchcraft,	by Howard Smith &lt;br/&gt;
Precious Bane,	by Rosamund Wallis &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Between all these items there was considerable discussion. Members were able to vie with 
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