Women in the War - Vera Brittain: Vera and Roland
Vera and Roland
Vera Brittain and Roland Leighton met through her brother, Edward, and became increasingly close during the autumn of 1914. They exchanged numerous letters to one another, Roland writing from training camp and eventually France, and Vera writing from Buxton and Oxford. Here is a letter from Roland to Vera in October 1914, discussing his enlistment. What does it imply about early attitudes to the war, and service in it?
Women in the War - Vera Brittain
This tutorial will attempt to inspire discussion and inquiry into the experience of middle-class women in Great Britain during the First World War, focusing on the letters and poetry of Vera Brittain.
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