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Henrik Ibsen (lecture)

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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.



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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.


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