Testament of Youth

Reading experience

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Testament of Youth

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"Yet the previous December, after reading my first nine chapters, G. had written to me at Halifax: ""Your book, I think, is a very great, a very moving book...powerful, significant, important - for me it is oppressive also - to it I am an outsider, intruding, shamefaced, feeling very unworthy, painfully unworthy to the verge of tears.""

Source

Testament of Experience

Text being read

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TST4
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Catlin, George
Born in ;;

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 1932
Time of Reading Experience
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America
EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : lighting
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EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain refers to her husband, George Catlin, as ""G."" throughout the book. She was lecturing in Halifax, Yorkshire when she received this letter from him.

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Accessed on 2019/11/14 00:32:51

Related place
America
Related people
Catlin, George
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Experience
Related place
America
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?itemComments

Testament of Youth

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-27769

Evidence

"Yet the previous December, after reading my first nine chapters, G. had written to me at Halifax: ""Your book, I think, is a very great, a very moving book...powerful, significant, important - for me it is oppressive also - to it I am an outsider, intruding, shamefaced, feeling very unworthy, painfully unworthy to the verge of tears.""

Source

Testament of Experience

Text being read

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

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Catlin, George
Born in ;;

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 1932
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
America
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain refers to her husband, George Catlin, as ""G."" throughout the book. She was lecturing in Halifax, Yorkshire when she received this letter from him.

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 Experience
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89217
Accessed on 2019/11/14 00:32:51

Related place
America
Related people
Catlin, George
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Experience
Related place
America
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