Vera Brittain

Novelist, Author

1893 – 1970

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Who was Vera Brittain?

Vera Mary Brittain 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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Born
Dec 29, 1893
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Anglicanism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Somerville College, Oxford
    Classics
  • University of Oxford
Lived in
  • Macclesfield
    (1895 - 1906)
  • Buxton
    (1906 - )
Died
Mar 29, 1970
Wimbledon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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