TITLE

CHRONICLER OF A GENERATION: VERA BRITTAIN'S TESTAMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Rintala, Marvin
PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Journal of Political & Military Sociology;Spring84, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Britain's political consciousness is generally classified as socialist, feminist, and pacifist. Her autobiographical books, especially Testament of Youth, Testament of Friendship, and Testament of Experience, suggest she was never a socialist, always a moderate feminist, and primarily a pacifist. The formation of her pacifist consciousness began, but was not concluded, with her personal experiences in the First World War. Personal experiences later in her life were also important. In all essential aspects, however, her political consciousness was created by her personal experiences.
ACCESSION #
11644168

 

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