The City of Fear

Reading experience

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The City of Fear

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"As the winter grew colder and colder I spent the deep trough of the early hours in a huddled heap beside the stove, drinking sample bottles of liqueur from Paris-Plage out of a tin egg-cup, and reading an impressive poem called ""The City of Fear"" by a certain Captain Gilbert Frankau, who had not then begun to dissipate his rather exciting talents upon the romances of cigar merchants:"

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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TFO02
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TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 24-25 [Experience was between 1917 and 1918, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 1 1917 - January 31 1918
Time of Reading Experience
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France
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EuRED : lighting
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Notes
Vera Brittain goes on to include a long quotation from Frankau's poem.

How to cite this record

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Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79347
Accessed on 2019/12/06 07:13:06

Related place
France
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
France
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The City of Fear

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21781

Evidence

"As the winter grew colder and colder I spent the deep trough of the early hours in a huddled heap beside the stove, drinking sample bottles of liqueur from Paris-Plage out of a tin egg-cup, and reading an impressive poem called ""The City of Fear"" by a certain Captain Gilbert Frankau, who had not then begun to dissipate his rather exciting talents upon the romances of cigar merchants:"

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 24-25 [Experience was between 1917 and 1918, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 1 1917 - January 31 1918
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
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Place of reading experience
France
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain goes on to include a long quotation from Frankau's poem.

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/79347
Accessed on 2019/12/06 07:13:06

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