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Vera Brittain

Author (29-Dec-1893 — 29-Mar-1970)


Paul Berry; Mark Bostridge. Vera Brittain: A Life. London: Chatto & Windus. 1995. 581pp.

Alan Bishop; Mark Bostridge (editors). Letters from a Lost Generation: The First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends, Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow. Northeastern University Press. 1999. 427pp.

Vera Brittain. Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925. New York: Macmillan Company. 1933. 661pp.

John Catlin. Family Quartet: Vera Brittain and her family. Hamish Hamilton. 1987. 188pp.

Deborah Gorham. Vera Brittain: A Feminist Life. University of Toronto Press. 2000. 330pp.

Geoffrey Handley-Taylor (editor). Selected Letters of Winifred Holtby and Vera Brittain, 1920-1935. A. Brown. 1960. 384pp.

Jean E. Kennard. Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby: A Working Partnership. University Press of New England. 1989. 224pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.136)

  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.72)

  6. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.78)

  7. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.137)

  8. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.101)

  9. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.64)

  10. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.88)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.33)

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