Murder in the Cathedral

by T. S. Eliot
$9.00
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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156632775
  • ISBN-10: 0156632772
  • Pages: 96
  • Publication Date: 03/18/1964
  • Carton Quantity: 128

About the book

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.

About the author
T. S. Eliot

THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.