Testament of friendship; the story of Winifred Holtby

by Vera Brittain

Publisher: Macmillan & co., ltd. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 442 Downloads: 788
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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935.,
  • Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Statementby Vera Brittain.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6015.O5 Z6 1940c
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 442 p.
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6402410M
LC Control Number40011377
OCLC/WorldCa978296

Product Information. In this book, Vera Brittain tells of the woman who helped her survive the First World War - the writer Winifred Holtby. They met at Oxford immediately after the war and their friendship continued through Vera's marriage and their separate but parallel writing careers, until Winifred's death at . BRITTAIN, Vera Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby Softcover; Trade PB Virago Press: London; c, ; Reprint pages Very Good+ Second in the 'Testament' trilogy, this is a tribute to VB's dear friend Winifred Holtby and the story of their friendship. Although it remains the only full-length biography of Winifred Holtby, Testament of Friendship is far from a typical literary biography. Brittain’s intimate personal relationship with her.   Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years (Victor Gollancz,) Vera Brittain, Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby (Macmillan, ).

After being published in the United States, Testament of Youth was lauded as “heartbreakingly beautiful.” Works after South Riding, was published in Her work, Testament of Friendship, was a tribute to Winifred Holtby, who passed away in In , she published Seeds of Chaos, a work that spoke out against World War II. Stars Along with many other readers, I first discovered Winifred Holtby through her friendship with Vera Brittain, whose memoir – The Testament of Youth – is considered a classic for its depiction of the impact of the Great War on the British middle classes, particularly the women. While I’ve previously enjoyed some of Holtby’s other novels, it’s fair to say that my feelings /5(18). Only Holtby, by then a recognized novelist and critic, had understood Brittain's inner vulnerability as well as her need for both strong support and sharp criticism. The following year, Brittain saw Holtby's most admired novel, South Riding, to press and commemorated her in her own book, Testament of Friendship, in She also fell in love. Miss Vera Brittain, 39, (), a writer and pacifist, still well known for her autobiographical work Testament of Youth which also features Clare Leighton and Clare’s brother, Vera’s fiancé Roland Leighton. A close friend of Winifred Holtby, her next book Testament of Friendship was a tribute to her. Married with two children, her youngest, Shirley.

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Ships from and sold by (29). This doesn't reach the emotional heights of "Testament of Youth" but it is a sensitive record of a profound friendship, as well as a useful biography of Winifred Holtby.

It shows her background and casts light on the reasons for her strengths and weaknesses/5(22). In her bestselling first volume of autobiography, Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain passionately recorded the agonising years of the First World War, lamenting the destruction of a generation which for her included those she most dearly loved - her lover, her brother, her closest Testament of Friendship Brittain tells the story of the woman who helped her survive 4/5(3).

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Review written in Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby was written in and first published in In this recently Virago reprint, Vera Brittain ‘tells the story of the woman who helped her survive the aftermath of that war’.4/5. An illustration of an open book.

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Everyday low /5(24). Re-visiting the Friendship of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby: a ‘trade’ in work and desire CATHERINE CLAY Lancaster University, United Kingdom ABSTRACT This article re-visits the friendship of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby through some (largely unpublished) correspondence exchanged in Buy Testament of friendship: The story of Winifred Holtby by Vera Brittain (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(21). In Testament of Friendship she tells the story of the woman who helped her survive those tragic years - the writer Winifred Holtby.

They met at Somerville College, Oxford, immediately after the war, and their friendship continued through Vera's marriage and their separate but parallel writing careers until Winifred's untimely death at the age Cited by:   Testament of Friendship by Vera Brittain,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Testament of Friendship: Vera Brittain: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(). Testament of Friendship, first published inrecords a perfect friendship between two women of courage and determination, a friendship that transformed their own lives and illuminated the world in which they lived.

Winifred Holtby was a remarkable woman. In her short life she contributed greatly to the twin causes of pacifism and feminism. A long time ago I first read of Vera Brittain's friendship with Winifred Holtby when I read 'Testament of Youth' when I was in my late teens.

I read it again this year, after seeing the wonderful film. I had also read and loved 'South Riding', a book recommended by my mother, but have only just read Brittain's affectionate biography which /5(22). Buy Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby by Vera Brittain online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Buy Testament Of Friendship - The Story Of Winifred Holtby By Vera Brittain. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN:Price: $   The story of the friendship between Winifred Holtby and Vera Brittain.

As Vera Brittain’s Life of her companion Winifred Holtby is republished, Mark Bostridge examines the friendship. In TESTAMENT OF FRIENDS, Brittain tells the story of the woman who helped her survive those tragic years - the writer Winifred Holtby. They met at Somerville College, Oxford, immediately after the war and their friendship continued through Vera's marriage and their separate but parallel writing careers until Winifred's untimely death at the age Format: Paperback.

Vera Brittain TESTAMENT OF FRIENDSHIP The Story of Winifred Holtby 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Seaview Books Very Good+ in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Light chipping at spine crown/heel. 2, 1/2 inch open tears at bottom of rear Rating: % positive. The author traces her friendship with the author, Winifred Holtby, from their meeting at Oxford to Holtby's death at the age of thirty-seven.

Vera Brittain wrote about her friendship with Holtby in her book Testament of Friendship () and inpublished a censored edition of their correspondence. Their letters, along with many of Holtby's other papers, were donated in to Hull Central Library in. Testament of Friendship isn't the whole story of Winifred Holtby (Marion Shaw's The Clear Stream is an excellent modern biography) just as Forster's Life of Dickens isn't the whole story of Charles Dickens.

Both books, however, are invaluable for the personal insights they give into the lives of their subjects. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby by Vera Brittain (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay.

The wonderful biography of Winifred Holtby and her friendship with Vera Brittain, now reissued as a Virago Modern Classic. In her bestselling first volume of autobiography, TESTAMENT OF YOUTH, Vera Brittain passionately recorded the agonising years of the First World War, lamenting the destruction of a generation which for her included those she most dearly loved - her lover, her brother, her.

In this book, Vera Brittain tells of the woman who helped her survive the First World War - the writer Winifred Holtby. They met at Oxford immediately after the war and their friendship continued through Vera's marriage and their separate but parallel writing careers, until Winifred's death at In this book, Vera Brittain tells of the woman who helped her survive the First World War - the writer Winifred Holtby.

They met at Oxford immediately after the war and their friendship. Get this from a library. Testament of friendship: the story of Winifred Holtby. [Vera Brittain]. The wonderful biography of Winifred Holtby and her friendship with Vera Brittain, now reissued as a Virago Modern Classic Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

A friend may put one into debt by asking security for a loan (Prov ; ; ; ). Winifred Holtby is a woman loyal to her friends and family who gives herself without any demands and her death at a prematurely early age is moving, perhaps most of all as it is only after her death that her loss seems most acute.

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Get this from a library! Testament of friendship; the story of Winifred Holtby. [Vera Brittain]. Occasionally Winifred [Holtby, a lifelong friend and collaborator, and the author of South Riding] could make her laugh, but Winifred was a radiant .Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain jigarpatel: Testament of Youth is almost required reading for Testament of former a memoir of Vera Brittain, the latter a biography of her closest friend Winifred Holtby.

Although focusing on individuals and their relationships, they also powerfully describe the "state of the times". In particular, causes such as feminism, pacifism and racial /5(4).