Murder in the Cathedral
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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"Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." ~Helen Keller I first heard of Archbishop ... Read full review
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MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL. (1935). TS Eliot. ***. Eliot was born in St. Louis in 1888, and died in London in 1965. He moved from America to England, and became a British citizen in 1927. He is well ... Read full review