- Author : T. S. Eliot
- Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- Release : 25 February 2014
- ISBN : 9780547542607
- Page : 94 pages
- Rating : 3.5/5 from 14 voters
Download or read online book entitled Murder in the Cathedral, was written by T. S. Eliot and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 25 February 2014 with total pages 94. The verse dramatization of the medieval murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury by the 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. It has been performed on stage, film, and television since 1935 and was the basis for the opera Assassinio nella Cattedrale by the Italian composer Ildebrando Pizzetti.