6 Works in Seven Pillars of Wisdom - T. E. Lawrence
Seven Pillars of Wisdom - T. E. Lawrence, The Letters of T. E. Lawrence, Doctor Woolacott - E. M. Forster, Lawrence of Arabia
1 Nov 2013
I decided to tackle Lawrence's final coma... and in the process perhaps pick at his philosophy and take the excuse to crossover with Doctor Woolacott, since he liked it so much.
Lawrence of Arabia, Seven Pillars of Wisdom - T. E. Lawrence, De Røde Sko | The Red Shoes - Hans Christian Andersen
26 Aug 2013
I made a typo in a tag search and it escalated.
Based on the book, not the film.
22 Jul 2013
Just as it says on the tin. I must clearly be insane. The prompt was: "do you write epic poems in hexametric rhyming coupletts? seven pillars is just the right kind of epic subject for such an endeavour…"
And then I went and did it because I have no sense of self-preservation and thought it would be fun. (It was, of course, but then I have a funny sense of fun.) Anyway, bydbach was defending her viva that day. I finished the introduction - through chapter VII - in about a week.
- Part 3 of Poetry Prompts
Lawrence of Arabia (1962), A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1990), Seven Pillars of Wisdom - T. E. Lawrence, 20th Century CE RPF, Historical RPF
17 Sep 2010
Assignment to the Emir Feisal's staff is all TE Lawrence has ever wanted to satisfy his dreams of adventure, but he never expects to become so bound up with the Arab cause - or to fall so hopelessly in love.
25 Dec 2005
I could see very clearly despite the dark, and indeed for once I did not stumble as I walked over the rough ground. I had no destination except away, a brute animal instinct of flight mastering my limbs while my mind busied with less coarse things, solacing itself in the smell of worm-wood, bitter and clean, and the spare barren walls of the valley, a worn purple like heather against the night.
27 Oct 1998