Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 25 Jan 1943

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Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 25 Jan 1943

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"Meeting held at 64 Northcourt Avenue 25.1.43<br/> S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 2. Minutes of the last meeting were read and signed <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 6. The rest of the evening was spent reading “The Taming of the Shrew” reputed to be by William Shakespeare. Bruce Dilks took the part of Petruchio which he read with all the dash and vigour of the practised Shrew Tamer. Muriel Stevens read the part of the Shrew, but her natural characteristics also showed through her interpretation of the part and she was rather more convincing after she had been tamed than before. The summing up in the last scene, of the wife’s duty to her husband was warmly applauded by all the gentle men present — Other parts were read, all most adequately as follows: <br/> <br/>Baptista — Howard Smith. <br/>Vincentio S. A. Reynolds <br/>Lucentio Kenneth Nicholson <br/>Gremio F. E. Pollard <br/>Hortensio R. D. L. Moore <br/>Tranio Margaret Dilks <br/>Biondello Ruth Beck <br/>Grumio A. G. Joselin <br/>Curtis Mary S. W. Pollard <br/>Bianca Elsie Harrod <br/>Widow Rosamund Wallis <br/> <br/> The thanks of all were expressed to Alice Joselin for cutting and casting the play and she hastened to assure us that it had been done only with the assistance and approbation of her lord and master."

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This is the reading, possibly brief and cursory, implied by the Chair's act of signing the minutes. It probably followed immediately after listening to the public reading of the minutes by the Secretary.<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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England
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Reynolds, Sylvanus A.
Related place
England
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&lt;br/&gt;Vincentio    S. A. Reynolds
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Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 25 Jan 1943

Reading experience
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ukred-30639

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"Meeting held at 64 Northcourt Avenue 25.1.43<br/> S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 2. Minutes of the last meeting were read and signed <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 6. The rest of the evening was spent reading “The Taming of the Shrew” reputed to be by William Shakespeare. Bruce Dilks took the part of Petruchio which he read with all the dash and vigour of the practised Shrew Tamer. Muriel Stevens read the part of the Shrew, but her natural characteristics also showed through her interpretation of the part and she was rather more convincing after she had been tamed than before. The summing up in the last scene, of the wife’s duty to her husband was warmly applauded by all the gentle men present — Other parts were read, all most adequately as follows: <br/> <br/>Baptista — Howard Smith. <br/>Vincentio S. A. Reynolds <br/>Lucentio Kenneth Nicholson <br/>Gremio F. E. Pollard <br/>Hortensio R. D. L. Moore <br/>Tranio Margaret Dilks <br/>Biondello Ruth Beck <br/>Grumio A. G. Joselin <br/>Curtis Mary S. W. Pollard <br/>Bianca Elsie Harrod <br/>Widow Rosamund Wallis <br/> <br/> The thanks of all were expressed to Alice Joselin for cutting and casting the play and she hastened to assure us that it had been done only with the assistance and approbation of her lord and master."

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Related place
England
Related people
Reynolds, Sylvanus A.
Related place
England
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    S. A. Reynolds in the chair. &lt;br/&gt;
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
2. Minutes of the last meeting were read and signed &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
6. The rest of the evening was spent reading “The Taming of the Shrew” reputed 
to be by William Shakespeare. Bruce Dilks took the part of Petruchio which he 
read with all the dash and vigour of the practised Shrew Tamer. Muriel 
Stevens read the part of the Shrew, but her natural characteristics also showed 
through her interpretation of the part and she was rather more convincing after 
she had been tamed than before. The summing up in the last scene, of the wife’s 
duty to her husband was warmly applauded by all the gentle men present — Other 
parts were read, all most adequately as follows: &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;Baptista —    Howard Smith.
&lt;br/&gt;Vincentio    S. A. Reynolds
&lt;br/&gt;Lucentio    Kenneth Nicholson
&lt;br/&gt;Gremio    F. E. Pollard
&lt;br/&gt;Hortensio    R. D. L. Moore
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&lt;br/&gt;Biondello    Ruth Beck
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&lt;br/&gt;Bianca    Elsie Harrod
&lt;br/&gt;Widow    Rosamund Wallis &lt;br/&gt;
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