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2 edition of Queen of the desert found in the catalog.

Queen of the desert

Herzog, Werner

Queen of the desert

by Herzog, Werner

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Colonial administrators,
  • Women Middle East specialists

  • About the Edition

    The story of British traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political officer Gertrude Bell.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesQueen of the desert (Motion picture : 2015)
    Statementproduced by Michael Benaroya, Cassian Elwes, Nick N. Raslan ; screenplay written & directed by Werner Herzog
    ContributionsFranco, James, 1978- actor, Kidman, Nicole, 1967- actor, Pattinson, Robert, 1986- actor, Badelt, Klaus, composer (expression)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .Q44 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (128 min.)
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26934380M
    LC Control Number2017039362

      Buy a cheap copy of Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of book by Janet Wallach. A biography of the woman who, indirectly, was the catalyst for many of the troubles in the Middle East, including the Gulf War. In , Gertrude Bell drew the Free shipping over $Cited by:   This Reading Group Guide—consisting of an introduction, discussion questions written by the author, suggestions for further reading, and author biography—is intended to enhance your group’s discussion of Janet Wallach’s Desert Queen, the remarkable biography of the woman who, because of her love of Arab culture, came to wield /5(13).

    A very interesting book What did you love best about Desert Queen? Details of the Arab world in the early 20th century and the extraordinary personality of Gertrude Bell What other book might you compare Desert Queen to and why? One cannot compare apples and oranges. Barrio Queen is an award-winning restaurant created by owners Steve Rosenfield and Linda Nash to bring authentic Southern Mexican fare and culture to the Valley. In addition to its family recipes, the restaurant is known for its unique drinks and extensive tequila and mezcal menus.

    About This Guide This Reading Group Guide—consisting of an introduction, discussion questions written by the author, suggestions for further reading, and author biography—is intended to enhance your group’s discussion of Janet Wallach’s Desert Queen, the remarkable biography of the woman who, because of her love of Arab culture, came to wield significant power in the British Empire.   Book Reflections – Queen of the Desert by Georgina Howell. Gertrude Bell is my hero. The books that she wrote about her extraordinary journeys through the Levant and Mesopotamia filled me with awe at her adventurous spirit, her life outside of the norms of Victorian England and her mastery of complex languages such as Farsi and Arabic.


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Queen of the desert by Herzog, Werner Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations Georgina Howell, Author. Farrar, Straus & Giroux $27 (p) ISBN Buy this book In this hefty, thoroughly enjoyable.

Gertrude Bell was precisely the kind of colonial administrator the Americans desperately needed in Fluent in Arabic and Persian, she had spent almost a decade before World War I.

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The film follows Bell's life chronologically, from Directed by: Werner Herzog. About DESERT QUEEN. This “richly textured biography” (Chicago Tribune) inspired the mesmerizing documentary, Letters from Baghdad, soon to air on public is the story of Gertrude Bell, who explored, mapped, and excavated the Arab world throughout the early twentieth century.

It’s difficult not to feel like the way the industry has treated Queen of the Desert is just continuing the outrageous erasure of Bell from pop-culture consciousness. Not that Queen is a perfect film: it’s not. Weirdly, the most disappointing thing about it is that it’s probably Herzog’s (Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, Into the Abyss) most conventional film: you’d 4/5.

Gertrude Bell: The Queen of the Desert Born today inBritish explorer, diplomat and accomplished archaeologist Gertrude Bell has been described as "the female Lawrence of Arabia." Read about Author: Wendy Mead.

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Queen of the Desert is her story, vividly told and impeccably researched, drawing on Gertrude's own writings, both published and unpublished. Previously published as Daughter of the Desert, this is a compelling portrait of a woman who transcended the restrictions of her class and age and in so doing created a remarkable and enduring legacy.4/5(K).

Directed by Werner Herzog. With Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis. A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century/10(K).

Queen of the Desert is her story, vividly told and impeccably researched, drawing on Gertrude's own writings, both published and unpublished.

Previously published as Daughter of the Desert, this is a compelling portrait of a woman who transcended the restrictions of her class and age and in so doing created a remarkable and enduring legacy/5(). Queen of the Desert () * 1/2 (out of 4) Nicole Kidman plays Gertrude Bell, the legendary British woman who would tackle various things in her lifetime and she would become one of the most loved figures in history.

This Werner Herzog biography would make you think the only thing she accomplished was dating the wrong men. Herzog is one of my favorite directors and I think everyone was.

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Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia is the life story of noted Englishwoman, Gertrude Bell. Gertrude is born in Washington Hall, County Durham, England, on Jto extremely wealthy parents, Hugh and Mary Bell.

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Shop our selection of best selling LDS Books and New LDS Books today! The subject of “Queen of the Desert,” writer-director Werner Herzog’s first narrative feature sinceis Gertrude Bell, an Englishwoman who, in the years after World War I, used her /4.The life of Gertrude Bell ()—bluestocking, Oxfordian, orientalist—told in mind-addling detail by Wallach (coauthor, The New Palestinians,etc.).

This biography of Bell—Britain's woman in Mesopotamia during the early part of this century—is a near day-by-day account of her life, relying heavily on Bell's correspondence and diaries to set the tone of the narrative (long on.