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Translator's note says translated from the French (of 1942) but with additional notes of the Spanish translation plus introduction by A.W. Lawrence. That introduction, written by Lawrence of Arabia's brother says this book "gave the most profound and the best-balanced of all portraits of my brother," etc
hardcover, 128 pages
Published 1963 by Dutton
(first published November 1942)
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Argentina's premiere literary critic (circa 1942) produces a notably weird book on TEL. This slim volume serves as a metaphysical analysis of Lawrence's personality, viewing him as a secular saint "crucified by his will." It's hard to know what to make of it, mixing good insights with bizarre flights of fancy. Apparently mine is an updated edition as Ocampo takes the time to slam Richard Aldington.
Writer, critic and publisher of the legendary literary magazine Sur, she was one of the most prominent South American women of her time. Sister of the writer Silvina Ocampo.More about Victoria Ocampo...