Thomas Becket (Heftet)

Serie: Reputations 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9780340741382
Omtale Thomas Becket
The construction and deconstruction of Becket's reputation is central to this provocative new study. The cult of Becket has remained enduring: it was the centerpiece of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales; and in our own time it has carried powerful enough resonance to generate interpretations from T.S. Eliot, Jean Anouilh, and indeed Hollywood. This book investigates whether the popular conception of Becket through the ages is a result of valid assessments of the man and his cause, or a product of a carefully constructed myth, and how far can one correct for the bias and reach the truth.

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