Robert Elsmere

Reading experience

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Robert Elsmere

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Had I realised when I read it that its author was even then portentously engaged in rallying the anti-suffrage forces, it might have influenced me less, but I remained ignorant until some years later of Mrs. Ward"s political machinations, and her book converted me from an unquestioning if somewhat indifferent church-goer into an anxiously interrogative agnostic."

Source

Testament of Youth

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 15-19 [Experience was between 1908 and 1912, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Vera Brittain refers to Mary Ward as Mrs. Humphrey Ward, the name she wrote under. The age range covers her age from fifteen to eighteen as she says earlier in the chapter that she includes this book as one of three works which influenced her between these ages.

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2020/01/27 13:55:17

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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Robert Elsmere

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21381

Evidence

"Had I realised when I read it that its author was even then portentously engaged in rallying the anti-suffrage forces, it might have influenced me less, but I remained ignorant until some years later of Mrs. Ward"s political machinations, and her book converted me from an unquestioning if somewhat indifferent church-goer into an anxiously interrogative agnostic."

Source

Testament of Youth

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 15-19 [Experience was between 1908 and 1912, born in 1893]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Notes
Vera Brittain refers to Mary Ward as Mrs. Humphrey Ward, the name she wrote under. The age range covers her age from fifteen to eighteen as she says earlier in the chapter that she includes this book as one of three works which influenced her between these ages.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78632
Accessed on 2020/01/27 13:55:17

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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