The Recantation of Galileo Galilei

by  Eric Bentley

Full Length Play, Drama  /  34m

"Witty, humane, inspired." -Detroit Free Press

The author portrays Galileo as a spoiled darling of the establishment until he fails in his attempt to convince his contemporaries of his view of the universe. Only then does he become a scientific and social revolutionary. …

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The Recantation of Galileo Galilei

by  Eric Bentley

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The author portrays Galileo as a spoiled darling of the establishment until he fails in his attempt to convince his contemporaries of his view of the universe. Only then does he become a scientific and social revolutionary.
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"Witty, humane, inspired." -Detroit Free Press

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Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley was born in England in 1916, became an American citizen in 1948, in 1998 was inducted into the (American) Theatre Hall of Fame, and in 2011 won a gold medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Scholar, critic, teacher, performer, translator and, finally, playwright , he has had ...

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