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Record Number: 28446


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'From the United States Mr. Oswald Garrison Villard, inspired by the same thought, sent me an article called "Last Plea for Europe" which he had published in "The Christian Century".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

From: 1 Mar 1944

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Vera Brittain

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Dec 1893

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Oswald Garrison Villard

Title:

Last Plea for Europe

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: article published in a periodical

Publication Details

1943 - 1944

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28446

Source:

Print

Author:

Vera Brittain

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Testament of Experience

Place of Publication:

Great Britain

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

n/a

Page:

338

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Vera Brittain, Testament of Experience, (Great Britain, 1980), p. 338, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28446, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Vera Brittain goes on to quote an extract from this article.

   
   
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