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Paris meeting 12 May 2015

Translating World War One: The Case of T. E. Lawrence Journée d’Etudes at the Institut d’Etudes Avancées, Paris. This central-Paris meeting will take place on 12 May. For the programme, speakers and times see: http://paris-iea.fr/en/evenement/translating-world-war-one-case-t-e-lawrence This is a bilingual conference:…

T. E. Lawrence – alternative drama treatments

Notes suggesting some pros and cons of slicing TEL’s life in different ways Although my experience has been with TV documentaries, exhibitions and written accounts of Lawrence’s life, much of this also applies to dramatic treatments. The key problem The…

Rebuilding T. E. Lawrence Studies

I’ve found a use for Twitter! I’ll post a tweet when I restore or add pages to telstudies.org. Rebuilding the site turns out to be quite slow, since it involves more than copy-and-paste. It’s often essential to remove old formatting…

T. E. Lawrence Studies site update

I am working to get the site back on line as quickly as possible. The core ‘Biography’ pages are already online My next priority will be to restore the ‘Writings’ section, though I’ll add some other material as well The…

T. E. Lawrence, ‘Boats for the R.A.F’

The subscription period is now open for Boats for the R.A.F. This is a fine-press edition, limited to 227 copies of which 195 are for sale. Boats for the R.A.F. is one of two planned Castle Hill Press volumes that…

T.E. Lawrence, Correspondence with E.M.Forster and F.L.Lucas

T. E. Lawrence, Correspondence with E. M. Forster and F. L. Lucas Fine-press edition of 377 numbered copies published for subscribers Fordingbridge, Castle Hill Press, 2010 Lawrence, said his friend Robert Graves, ‘compartmentalised’ his friendships. The volumes already published in…

Interview

In 2008 I agreed to do a series of interviews for the American journal TE Notes. However, TE Notes ceased publishing. The first part of the interview is currently available online.

T. E. Lawrence and Siegfried Sassoon

I have just received from The Reading Room Press a copy of a new publication:  T.E. Lawrence and Siegfried Sassoon, a friendship, by Dennis Silk. This is the text of a talk given by Dennis Silk at the Imperial War…

T. E. Lawrence 1888-1935

T.E. Lawrence died seventy-five years ago this week. Back in 1985, on the fiftieth anniversary of his death, I was still working on his authorised biography. I remember wondering what the world would think of Lawrence, twenty-five years on. Now…