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Vera Brittain

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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Winifred Holtby - Life and Writings
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, with whom she maintained a lifelong friendship ... 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 ...
A Woman In Love And War: Vera Brittain
... A Woman in Love and War Vera Brittain was a television docudrama on the life of Vera Brittain and her experiences in the First World War ... The programme included interviews with Brittain's daughter Shirley Williams, Brittain's biographer Mark Bostridge, and Roland Leighton's nephew David Leighton ...
Vera Brittain - Biographies
... Vera Brittain A Life, by Paul Berry and Mark Bostridge, Chatto Windus, 1995, Pimlico, 1996, Virago 2001, 2008 ISBN 1-86049-872-8 ... Vera Brittain A Feminist Life, by Deborah Gorham, University of Toronto Press, 2000 ...

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    Meek wifehood is no part of my profession;
    I am your friend, but never your possession.
    Vera Brittain (1896–1970)

    Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
    —Vera Brittain (1896–1970)

    Life’s like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it’s the ninth inning.
    Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Vera (Ann Savage)