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Murder in the cathedral (1935)
by T.S. Eliot (Author)
Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot (1935)
20th Century Literature (107)
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T. S. Eliot's verse dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in T. S. Eliot's best-known drama, based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith, politics, and the common good, T. S. Eliot's play bolstered his reputation as the most significant poet of his time.
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The story of the murder of Thomas a Becket as seen through the eyes of the great poet. A dramatization in verse of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury. The theatre as well as the church is enriched by this poetic play of grave beauty and momentous decision. Within its limits the play is a masterpiece. Mr. Eliot has written no better poem than this and none which seems simpler
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2 editions of this book were published by Ediciones Encuentro.
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