Henrik Ibsen (lecture)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
On Wednesday 8 february 1893, Arthur Conan Doyle presided the Upper Norwood Literary and Scientific Society (UNLSS) meeting held in Norwood and spoke after the lecture about "Henrik Ibsen" by Edmund Gosse.
- Dr. Conan Doyle
- Mr. Edmund Gosse, M.A. (lecturer)
- Professor Keene
Conan Doyle contribution
The PRESIDENT (Arthur Conan Doyle), in proposing a vote of thanks, instituted a comparison between Ibsen and Tolstoi, and gave his opinion that frankness in dealing with unconventional themes was a less evil than the bolstering up of conventional untruths.