The Dark Forest

Reading experience

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The Dark Forest

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"For a day or two after the raid I felt curiously lighthearted; like the hero of Hugh Walpole"s ""The Dark Forest"" - one of the few novels I had read that winter - ""I was happy ... with a strange exultation that was unlike any emotion that I had known before. It was ... something of the happiness of danger or pain that one has dreaded and finds, in actual truth, give way before one"s resolution."""

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 25 [Experience in 1918, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
January 1 - April 11 1918
Time of Reading Experience
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Place of reading experience
France
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EuRED : lighting
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EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain is referring to a raid which took place very close to the hospital where she worked as a nurse.

How to cite this record

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Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79480
Accessed on 2020/01/25 12:04:40

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

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21863

Evidence

"For a day or two after the raid I felt curiously lighthearted; like the hero of Hugh Walpole"s ""The Dark Forest"" - one of the few novels I had read that winter - ""I was happy ... with a strange exultation that was unlike any emotion that I had known before. It was ... something of the happiness of danger or pain that one has dreaded and finds, in actual truth, give way before one"s resolution."""

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 25 [Experience in 1918, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
January 1 - April 11 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 is referring to a raid which took place very close to the hospital where she worked as a nurse.

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/79480
Accessed on 2020/01/25 12:04:40

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