The Little Minister

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The Little Minister

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Meeting held at Oakdene, Northcourt Avenue 7.iv.41 S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> 1. The minutes of the last meeting were read and signed. <br/> [...] <br/> 7. Dr. [Dorothea] Taylor read from “Sentimental Tommy” – a pathetic story, but salted with humour, the pathos becomes palatable. <br/> 8. Knox Taylor read from Barrie’s famous rectorial address delivered at St. Andrews University in May 1922 on the subject of “Courage”. <br/> 9. Muriel Stevens read from “The Little Minister” Barrie’s first long novel which was published in 1891. This book introduced, not without unmixed success, extraneous elements into the familiar life of Thrums, including the winsome heroine Babbie, but proved the author’s considerable gift of romance. <br/> 10. The first Act of “A Kiss for Cinderella” was read by: Arnold Joselin as the Policeman <br/> Bruce Dilks as Mr. Bodie <br/> Alice Joselin as Cindarella <br/> with Margaret Dilks reading the introduction & stage directions. In this play we realize how near is the authors genius to that of Hans Anderson on the one hand, and of Dickens on the other. Like Hans Anderson he mixes the everyday world with Fairyland, & like Dickens he entices us to that borderland of laughter where we suddenly find ourselves in tears. But Barrie is at once jester and tender- hearted moralist and there is a special kind of broken-hearted fun which is quite his own. <br/><br/> [Signed as a true record by] A. G. Joselin 5 May 1941

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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
Stevens, Muriel
Related place
England
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8. Knox Taylor read from Barrie’s famous rectorial address delivered at St. 
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extraneous elements into the familiar life of Thrums, including the winsome 
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	Alice Joselin as Cindarella &lt;br/&gt;
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The Little Minister

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-31594

Evidence

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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

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Accessed on 2020/01/18 04:56:20

Related place
England
Related people
Stevens, Muriel
Related place
England
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	S. A. Reynolds in the chair. &lt;br/&gt;

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7. Dr. [Dorothea] Taylor read from “Sentimental Tommy”  – a pathetic story, but 
salted with humour, the pathos becomes palatable. &lt;br/&gt;

8. Knox Taylor read from Barrie’s famous rectorial address delivered at St. 
Andrews University in May 1922 on the subject of “Courage”. &lt;br/&gt;

9. Muriel Stevens read from “The Little Minister” Barrie’s first long novel which 
was published in 1891. This book introduced, not without unmixed success, 
extraneous elements into the familiar life of Thrums, including the winsome 
heroine Babbie, but proved the author’s considerable gift of romance. &lt;br/&gt;

10. The first Act of “A Kiss for Cinderella” was read by: Arnold Joselin as the 
Policeman &lt;br/&gt;
	Bruce Dilks as Mr. Bodie &lt;br/&gt;
	Alice Joselin as Cindarella &lt;br/&gt;
with Margaret Dilks reading the introduction &amp; stage directions. In this play we 
realize how near is the authors genius to that of Hans Anderson on the one hand, 
and of Dickens on the other. Like Hans Anderson he mixes the everyday world 
with Fairyland, &amp; like Dickens he entices us to that borderland of laughter where 
we suddenly find ourselves in tears. But Barrie is at once jester and tender-
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