Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Reading experience

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"Sometimes when I think ... of the Dream-city, with its grey towers and autumn sunsets, and the little room where surrounded by books I used to read ""Tess of the D"Urbervilles before a glowing fire at twelve o"clock at night, I can only cry inwardly: ""I [italics] hate [end italics] nursing! How tired I am of this War - will it never end!"""

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02;TFO27
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Born in 1893

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 29 1893 - June 27 1915
Time of Reading Experience
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Place of reading experience
England
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EuRED : lighting
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Notes
Earlier in the chapter Vera Brittain says that she had left Oxford and started nursing on 27 June 1915. This helps to establish the date range of this reading experience.

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/78778
Accessed on 2020/01/29 03:02:26

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21460

Evidence

"Sometimes when I think ... of the Dream-city, with its grey towers and autumn sunsets, and the little room where surrounded by books I used to read ""Tess of the D"Urbervilles before a glowing fire at twelve o"clock at night, I can only cry inwardly: ""I [italics] hate [end italics] nursing! How tired I am of this War - will it never end!"""

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02;TFO27
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Born in 1893

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 29 1893 - June 27 1915
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Earlier in the chapter Vera Brittain says that she had left Oxford and started nursing on 27 June 1915. This helps to establish the date range of this reading experience.

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/78778
Accessed on 2020/01/29 03:02:26

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