THE greatest of Russian authors has been called also the greatest of all novelists. His political activities, only really remarkable when considered in relation to his aristocratic birth and upbringing, have perhaps tended to interfere with unfeigned appreciation of his literary masterpieces, though lack of adequate translations is an equally great contributory cause.
THE GLORIOUS GUILD of INDISPENSABLE MEMBERS
OF THE COMMUNITY will hold its
Annual Outing on Tuesday, October 23, 1928
(N.B.-The Proceedings will be Broadcast, so Members are asked to be on their Best Behaviour)
Sung by PARRY JONES (Tenor)
DER LINDENBAUM (The Linden Tree).
The poet sadly muses on the old tree, in whose bark he used to carve words of love.
Wasserfluth (The Torrent). He asks the melted snow where it is going. His tears, mingling with the stream, shall flow to the town where dwells his lost love.
Auf dem Flusse (On the River). He contrasts the river, in its pride as a torrent, with its frozen stillneFB now.
' Should Married Women Work ? '
A Discussion between Dame BEATRIX LYALL ,
D.B.E., and Mrs. E. D. Simon
THE question to be dealt with in this, the third in the series of short discussions of ' Questions for Women Voters,' is one that is constantly arising nowadays and is always a subject of vehement controversy. The protagonists this evening are both women well known in public life. Dame Beatrix Lyall , who will support the view that married women should not take up paid employment, is a prominent member of the London County Council, and Mrs. Simon, who will argue that women should be free to choose for themselves, is one of the leading women speakers in the Liberal party, a strong and consistent feminist, and the wife of one of Manchester's leading citizens and its former Lord Mayor.
THIS evening Professor Evans comes to a novelist admittedly difficult of complete understanding. George Meredith suffers nowadays from a tendency towards ' unreadability ' ; he requires great concentration from the reader if he is to be appreciated properly. Professor Evans shows how in his early novels Meredith displays the great variety of his work, and discusses his idea of comedy both in his novels and in his philosophy.
FRANK TITTERTON (Tenor) PEGGY COCHRANE (Violin)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
8.0-8-30 (Daventry only) Mr. S. K. RATCLIFFE
: America Today-Some Great American Problems' mHIS evening Mr. Ratcliffe touches on various great problems with which the American Commonwealth is immediately and vitally confronted. Of these problems the most urgent is, of course, that of the preservation of law and order. In some sort affiliated to this main problem are others of little less importance-the Negro and Immigration questions.
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