The Times

Reading experience

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The Times

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"The magazines, when more demanding than the ""Tatler"", still belonged to the Conservative variety, such as the weekly ""Times"", the ""Spectator"" and ""Blackwood"s"", so that my impression of the winter"s most significant events - the Bolshevik November coup d"etat two months after the proclamation of the Russian Republic, and the final act at Brest Litovsk on March 2nd, 1918, following the complete collapse of the Russian armies - was inevitably onesided."

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO17
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

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 - December 31 1918
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
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EXF3
Place of reading experience
France
EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
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EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain read these publications while on duty as a nurse in the hospital. She says that she ""gave up - except for occasional poetry - the attempt to read anything more exacting than magazines"".

How to cite this record

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Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79349
Accessed on 2020/08/11 09:05:31

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

The Times

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21782

Evidence

"The magazines, when more demanding than the ""Tatler"", still belonged to the Conservative variety, such as the weekly ""Times"", the ""Spectator"" and ""Blackwood"s"", so that my impression of the winter"s most significant events - the Bolshevik November coup d"etat two months after the proclamation of the Russian Republic, and the final act at Brest Litovsk on March 2nd, 1918, following the complete collapse of the Russian armies - was inevitably onesided."

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO17
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

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 - December 31 1918
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
France
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain read these publications while on duty as a nurse in the hospital. She says that she ""gave up - except for occasional poetry - the attempt to read anything more exacting than magazines"".

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/79349
Accessed on 2020/08/11 09:05:31

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