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Brittain, Vera 1893-1970

Overview
Works: 311 works in 1,002 publications in 4 languages and 21,757 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Fiction  Church history  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR6003.R385, B
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Most widely held works about Vera Brittain
 
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Most widely held works by Vera Brittain
Testament of youth : an autobiographical study of the years 1900-1925 by Vera Brittain( Book )

80 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den engelske forfatter og feminists erindringer frem til tiden efter 1. verdenskrig
England's hour by Vera Brittain( Book )

23 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published at the height of the Second World War, "England's Hour" is Vera Brittain's account of the grim, desperate but often inspiring years, 1939-41. As "Testament of Youth" movingly showed, the First World War was to haunt Vera Brittain and when war was again declared on Germany in 1939, she feared the worst. But although during these years much was to be endured by the British, much was also to be gained. This spirit of determination is vividly captured by Vera Brittain as she describes her own personal experiences set against the dramatic events of the early war
Valiant pilgrim : the story of John Bunyan and Puritan England by Vera Brittain( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The women at Oxford; a fragment of history by Vera Brittain( Book )

14 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honourable estate; a novel of transition by Vera Brittain( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2000 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel which attempts "to show how the women's revolution - one of the greatest in history - united with the struggle for other democratic ideals and the cataclysm of the War to alter the private destinies of individuals." The book covers three generations of marriages and women's lives from Victorian and Edwardian eras
Lady into woman; a history of women from Victoria to Elizabeth II by Vera Brittain( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born 1925; a novel of youth by Vera Brittain( Book )

24 editions published between 1948 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrian Carbury, born in 1925 grew up with war and violence. Sent to America with his sister to escape the Blitz of WWII, he later returns to England and becomes a member of a bomb disposal team. Adrian's father, a popular liberal clergyman married to a famous actress, earned a VC in France during WWI. He views the second war (WWII) in a very different light from his son. --biblio.co.uk
Account rendered, a novel by Vera Brittain( Book )

22 editions published between 1944 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic impact of two world wars on sensitive musician. Francis Keynsham Halkin is the musically gifted son of a hard-headed paper manufacturer in the Midlands, England. Enlisting for the last few months of the First World War he is injured, apparently superficially, but suffers a form of amnesia. Now he is on trial for the murder of his wife, Sally. Is he guilty or insane? Or is there another reason? A moving story of aspiration, tragedy and conflict that is full of suspense and dramatic incident
Shaw--"the Chucker-Out" : a biographical exposition and critique, and a companion to and commentary on "Shaw the villager" by Allan Chappelow( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion to and commentary on 'Shaw the villager'
Radclyffe Hall: a case of obscenity? by Vera Brittain( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over het schandaalproces rond het verbod op de Radclyffe Halls lesbische roman The well of loneliness
Thrice a stranger by Vera Brittain( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal impressions of three trips to the United States
Testament of a generation : the journalism of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby by Vera Brittain( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Envoy extraordinary; a study of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit and her contribution to modern India by Vera Brittain( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandit was an Indian diplomat and politician, the sister of Jawaharlal Nehru and the aunt of Indira Gandhi. She was the first Indian woman to hold a cabinet post, then served as India's ambassador to the Soviet Union, the United States and several other countries as well as the United Nations. She also served as a governor in India
On being an author by Vera Brittain( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search after sunrise by Vera Brittain( Book )

10 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the steps of John Bunyan : an excursion into Puritan England by Vera Brittain( Book )

24 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pethick-Lawrence; a portrait by Vera Brittain( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebel passion; a short history of some pioneer peacemakers by Vera Brittain( Book )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humiliation with honor by Vera Brittain( Book )

10 editions published between 1942 and 1945 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of the war and after by Vera Brittain( Book )

7 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Honourable estate; a novel of transition
Alternative Names
Brittain-Catlin, Vera Mary 1893-1970

Brittain, Vera

Brittain, Vera M.

Brittain, Vera M. 1893-1970

Brittain, Vera M. (Vera Mary), 1893-1970

Brittain, Vera Mary.

Brittain Vera Mary 1893-1970

Brittain, Vera May 1893-1970

Catlin, George 1893-1970 Mrs

Catlin, George, Mrs, 1893-1970

Catlin Vera Mary Brittain 1893-1970

Vera Brittain britische Schriftstellerin

Vera Brittain Brits schrijver

Vera Brittain crivaine britannique

Vera Brittain engelsk frfattare

Vera Brittain scrittrice, pacifista e giornalista britannica

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Бриттен, Вера

Бриттен, Вера 1893-1970

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Languages
English (546)

Danish (4)

Swedish (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
England's hourHonourable estate; a novel of transitionTestament of friendship; the story of Winifred HoltbyLetters from a lost generation : the First World War letters of Vera Brittain and four friends, Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey ThurlowVera Brittain : a lifeVera Brittain : a feminist lifeOne voice : pacifist writings from the Second World War