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Record 27772

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Shortly afterwards Victor Gollancz issued a pamphlet, entitled "Fascists at Olympia", which contained statements from eye-witnesses, vistims of assault, and doctors who attended the injured.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1934 and 31 Dec 1934
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Vera Brittain
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Dec 1893
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: anon
Title: Fascists at Olympia
Genre: Politics, current affairs
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: 1934; published Victor Gollancz
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27772  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vera Brittain
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Testament of Experience
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 109
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Vera Brittain, Testament of Experience (Great Britain, 1980), p. 109, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27772, accessed: 24 April 2019

Additional comments:

Vera Brittain describes a mass meeting at Olympia in London addressed by Oswald Mosley, during which fighting broke out, prompting the publication of this pamphlet.

 

 

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