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Letters from a lost generation : the First World War letters of Vera Brittain and four friends, Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow

Author: Vera Brittain; Alan Bishop; Mark Bostridge
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This poignant work collects letters written from 1913 to 1918 between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance Roland Leighton, her younger brother Edward, and their two close friends, Victor Richardson and Geoffrey Thurlow - who were killed in World War I. While this correspondence inspired Testament of Youth, Brittain's classic memoir of her wartime experiences, most of the letters are published here for the
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970.
Letters from a lost generation.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607206989
Named Person: Vera Brittain; Vera Brittain; Vera Brittain; Vera Brittain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vera Brittain; Alan Bishop; Mark Bostridge
ISBN: 1555533795 9781555533793
OCLC Number: 39812084
Description: xix, 427 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 28 September 1913 - 29 July 1914 --
21 August 1914 - 1 April 1915 --
3 April 1915 - 26 August 1915 --
27 August 1915 - 26 December 1915 --
8 January 1916 - 17 September 1916 --
19 September 1916 - 19 December 1916 --
26 December 1916 - 11 June 1917 --
25 June 1917 - 24 June 1918.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge.
Local System Bib Number:
.b18436511

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The correspondence that formed the backbone of Brittain's Testament of Youth, much of it published for the first time.  Read more...
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