Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was a British writer, feminist and pacifist, best remembered as the author of the best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth, recounting her experiences during World War I and the beginning of her journey towards pacifism.
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... In 1919, she returned to study at the University of Oxford where she met Vera Brittain, a fellow student and later the author of Testament of Youth ... After graduating from Oxford, in 1921, Winifred and Vera moved to London hoping to establish themselves as writers (the blue plaque at No ... Holtby was, together with Brittain, an ardent feminist, socialist and pacifist ...
Famous quotes by vera brittain:
“Meek wifehood is no part of my profession;
I am your friend, but never your possession.”
—Vera Brittain (18961970)