Murder in the Cathedral

by  T.S. Eliot

Full Length Play, Drama  /  10m, 9f

This well known drama by one of the world's greatest poets tells of the martyrdom of Archbishop Thomas Becket who, though tempted, refuses to seize temporal control of England. …

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Murder in the Cathedral

by  T.S. Eliot

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    10m, 9f
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This well known drama by one of the world's greatest poets tells of the martyrdom of Archbishop Thomas Becket who, though tempted, refuses to seize temporal control of England.
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  • Time Period: Medieval (6th-14th c.)

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T.S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, of an old New England family. He was educated at Harvard and did graduate work in philosophy at the Sorbonne, Harvard, and Merton College, Oxford. He settled in England, where he was for a time a schoolmaster and a bank clerk, and eventu ...

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