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'For only those deserve the name' : T.E. Lawrence and Seven pillars of wisdom, a literary biography & study / Mark Calderbank.

Author:
Calderbank, Mark [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Brighton : Sussex Academic Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
xi, 342 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-323) and index.
Contents:
Part one. Seven years of struggle, 1919-1926 -- Genesis in Paris, 1919 -- Writing the book : London, Oxford, Pole Hill, 1920 -- In the political arena, 1920-21 -- From the Oxford text to enlistment in the ranks, 1922 -- Literary mentors, 1922-24 -- Bovington camp, 1923-25 -- The subscribers edition, 1923-26 -- Part Two. Seven pillars of wisdom -- The Arab revolt : participant accounts -- Lawrence in the Arab revolt : a summary -- Lawrence & Ronald Storrs in Jeddah -- The Battle of Tafileh : Subhi al-Umari & Lawrence -- Kirkbride's account -- The drama of the self -- The outsider (1) -- Climax at Dera' -- The outsider (2) -- The biographical environment and sequel -- Between myth and reality -- The Arab mirage -- The presentation of history -- The problem of autobiography -- Epilogue : was that all it was, then?
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • History.
  • Personal narratives British.
ISBN:
  • 9781845198084 ((hb ; : alk. paper))
  • 1845198085 ((hb ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016027734
OCLC:
951508219
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