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Murder in the cathedral.

T. S. Eliot

Murder in the cathedral.

by T. S. Eliot

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canterbury (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170 -- Drama.,
    • Canterbury Cathedral -- Drama.,
    • Christian martyrs -- Drama.,
    • Christian saints -- Drama.,
    • Murder victims -- Drama.,
    • Canterbury (England) -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreDrama.
      SeriesA Harvest book,, HB72
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 M8 1963
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5904965M
      LC Control Number64003307
      OCLC/WorldCa283105

      The chorus plays several purpose in 'Murder In The Cathedral'.It is an unspecified number of Canterbury's women, is a corporate character serving the same purposes as does the chorus in Greek. Murder in the Cathedral shows the ultimate struggle of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, an outspoken and courageous priest, silenced for daring to speak out against the king. Witness the assassination of Becket in a beautiful, immersive setting and feel his demons, the darkness and sense of doom ushered in by his quarrel with an iron.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Murder in the Cathedral Summary. In , a quarrel began between the British King Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket. The men had been good friends, but each felt that his interests should be of primary concern to the nation and that the other should acquiesce to his demands.

      Murder in A Cathedral (Book): Edwards, Ruth Dudley: For many years Westonbury Cathedral has been dominated by a clique of High Church gays, so when Norman Cooper, an austere, intolerant, happy-clappy evangelist, is appointed dean, there is shock, outrage and Elworthy, the gentle and politically innocent new bishop, is distraught at the prospect of warfare between the factions. Murder in the Cathedral (Faber Drama) by T. S. Eliot and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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