The Observer

Reading experience

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The Observer

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"On Sunday morning, June 16th, I opened the ""Observer"", which appeared to be chiefly concerned with the new offensive - for the moment at a standstill - in the Noyon-Montdidier sector of the Western Front, and instantly saw at the head of a column the paragraph for which I had looked so long and so fearfully."

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO17
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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
June 16 1918
Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Vera Brittain goes on to quote a paragraph which refers to the violent fighting on the Italian front where her brother Edward was serving with the Sherwood Foresters.

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Accessed on 2020/10/26 20:34:39

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

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21891

Evidence

"On Sunday morning, June 16th, I opened the ""Observer"", which appeared to be chiefly concerned with the new offensive - for the moment at a standstill - in the Noyon-Montdidier sector of the Western Front, and instantly saw at the head of a column the paragraph for which I had looked so long and so fearfully."

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO17
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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
June 16 1918
Time of Reading Experience
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Place of reading experience
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EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain goes on to quote a paragraph which refers to the violent fighting on the Italian front where her brother Edward was serving with the Sherwood Foresters.

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/79531
Accessed on 2020/10/26 20:34:39

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