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Bibliography: Articles on T.E. Lawrence


Excerpt from article, Alder Anderson, The Daily Telegraph, October 2, 1919. (Transcript)

Excerpt from article, The London Times, November 18, 1919. (Transcript)

Advertisement for “With Allenby in Palestine and Lawrence in Arabia,” The London Times, September 27, 1919. (Transcript)


Advertisement for “With Allenby in Palestine and Lawrence in Arabia,” The London Times, January 27, 1920. (Transcript)

“Mr. Thomas’s ‘Travelogue,’ an Anglo-American Wreath,” The London Times, January 30, 1920. (Transcript)

“Shaw Lauds Lawrence, Conqueror of Arabia; Describes Him as ‘Wonder Man,’ Who, With Allenby, Smashed the Turkish Dominion,” The New York Times, February 4, 1927. (Abstract)

“Lawrence Bitter Over Fate of Arabs,” The New York Times, November 24, 1927. (Abstract)

“Lawrence the Enigma,” The New York Times, November 25, 1927. (Abstract)


“Lawrence Lauds Thomas,” Special Cable to The New York Times, February 25, 1932. (Abstract)

“Lawrence’s Story of Arabia Assailed,” Special to The New York Times, September 2, 1934. (Abstract)

“Called Own Book ‘Dishonest Thing,’” The Associated Press in The New York Times, May 4, 1935. (Abstract)

“Lawrence Dies of Crash Injuries After a Six-Day Fight by Doctors,” Wireless to The New York Times, May 19, 1935. (Abstract)

“Lowell Thomas Describes Meeting With British ‘Blue-Eyed Bedouin,’” Lowell Thomas, The New York Times, May 19, 1935. (Abstract)

“Allenby Praises Lawrence’s Work,” Special Cable to The New York Times, May 20, 1935. (Abstract)

“Storrs and Lawrence,” The New York Times, July 5, 1935. (Abstract)

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“Lawrence of Arabia Again Stirs a Storm,” Peter D. Whitney, The New York Times, February 27, 1954. (Abstract)


“‘Lawrence of Arabia’ Producer Defends Film Story of Hero,” Murray Schumach, The New York Times, January 26, 1963. (Abstract)

“T.E. Lawrence,” Julian Symons, Sunday Times Magazine, The Times of London, January 29, 1967.


“Look What They’ve Done to ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ Now,” Stephen Farber, The New York Times, May 2, 1971. (Abstract)

“Sense and Nonsense in the Biography of T.E. Lawrence,” Jeremy Wilson, T.E. Lawrence Studies v.1 no. 1, Spring 1976.

“In Wisdom’s House: T.E. Lawrence in the Near East,” Linda J. Tarver, Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 13 No. 3, July 1978.

“Lowell Thomas: Legend, Raconteur, and Survivor,” Henry Allen, The Washington Post, September 15, 1978. (Abstract)


“T.E. Lawrence, the Sword and the Pen,” Warren O. Ault, The Washington Post, May 21, 1989.

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“T.E. Lawrence’s Criticism,” Stephen E. Tabachnick, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, 1996.

“T.E. Lawrence: True and False (an Arab View),” Lucy Ladikoff, Al-Bushra Magazine, February 19, 1997.

“Us and Them: The Idea of Otherness in T.E. Lawrence’s Seven Pillars of Wisdom and F.R. Atay’s Zeytin Dagi,” Himmet Umunç, Proceedings of the 1st International Hacettepe Conference, Haceteppe University, Ankara, February 1999. (Transcript)


“Lowell Thomas, T.E. Lawrence, and the Creation of a Legend,” Joel Hodson, American History Magazine, October 2000.

“T.E. Lawrence, the Turks, and the Arab Revolt in the Cinema: Anglo-American and Turkish Representations,” Laurence Raw, Literature/Film Quarterly, October 1, 2005.

“Lawrence of Arabia ‘made up’ sex attack by Turk Troops,” Elizabeth Day, The Telegraph, May 14, 2006.

“T.E. Lawrence: The Enigmatic Lawrence of Arabia,” O’Brien Browne, Military History, June 12, 2006.

"In Pursuit of a Futile Fantasy: A Critique of T. E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt," Himmet Umunc, XVth Turkish History Congress, Ankara, Turkey, September 2006. [English Transcript] [Turkish Transcript]

“Military Hones a New Strategy on Insurgency,” Michael R. Gordon, New York Times, October 5, 2006.

“T.E. Lawrence,” Stephen E. Tabachnick, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, v. 50 no. 4, 2007.

“The Ironies of T.E. Lawrence’s Relevance and Reputation,” Bertram Wyatt-Brown, presented at the Historical Society’s conference in Baltimore, Maryland, June 7, 2008.

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"The Lost Plebiscite: It’s Still 1918 in Iraq," Cara W.F. Hyson, American Diplomacy, February 2010.

“Lawrence of Arabia, guiding US Army in Iraq and Afghanistan,” Alasdair Soussi, The Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2010.

"Garland of Arabia: the forgotten story of T.E. Lawrence's brother-in-arms," Richard Alleyne, The Telegraph, July 30, 2010.

"Creating Chaos: Lawrence of Arabia and the 1916 Arab Revolt," O'Brien Browne, The Quarterly Journal of Military History, August 10, 2010.

"The Legacy of Lawrence and the New Arab Awakening," by Jacob Rosen, Israeli Journal of Foreign Affairs, Vol. 5, 2011.

"Why Lawrence?" by Benny Ziffer, Haaretz, January 28, 2011.

"Bimbashi Garland," Roger Davies, Standing Well Back, May 15, 2012.

"T.E. Lawrence's Prescient Warning about Syria," Franz-Stefan Gady, The National Interest, July 17, 2012.

"Lawrence of Arabia's Lost Hero Scientist," Sean Coughlan, BBC News, December 4, 2012.

"Sifting the Dust for Treasures While Trouble Swirls," Susanne Fowler, The New York Times, January 16, 2013.

"What T.E. Lawrence Still Teaches Us," by Telly Halkias, The Portland Daily Sun, May 9, 2013.

"Lawrence of Arabia: A Legend Born in Wales," Phil Carradice, BBC News, August 16, 2013.

"Almost a Century After He Failed, T.E. Lawrence Is Still a Giant," by Alasdair Soussi, The National, August 23, 2013.

"Secret Desert Camp Used By First World War Hero Lawrence of Arabia is Discovered Intact with Rum Jars and a Campfire," by Dan Bloom. The Daily Mail, March 23, 2014.

"For British Spy in Iraq, Affection is Strong But Legacy is Unfulfilled," by Tim Arango. The New York Times, June 26, 2014.

"What We Can Learn From Lawrence of Arabia," by Bill Moyers. Moyers & Company, June 27, 2014.

"The Wells of Memory," by Paul Salopek. National Geographic, July 2014.

 "The True Story of Lawrence of Arabia," by Scott Anderson. Smithsonian Magazine, July 2014.

"The Unsung Story of Lawrence of Arabia's 2000-mile Tour de France." Wales Online, July 13, 2014:

"Hand-drawn map that guided Lawrence of Arabia to victory," by Ian Broad. The Daily Mail, September 11, 2014.

"Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS," by Jamie Dettmer. The Daily Beast, October 13, 2014.

"Lawrence of Arabia's Caliphate That Never Was," by Clive Irving. The Daily Beast, February 15, 2015.

"How Would Lawrence of Arabia Defeat the Islamic State?" by James Stavridis. Foreign Policy, October 15, 2015.

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