Murder in the Cathedral

Drama

Murder in the Cathedral, written for the Canterbury Festival on 1935, was the first high point on T. S. Eliot's dramatic achievement. It remains one of the great plays of the century. Like Greek drama, its theme and form are rooted in religion and ritual purgation and renewal, and it was this return to the earliest sources of drama that brought poetry triumphantly back to the English stage.


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  • : Faber & Faber
  • : 9780571086115
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : January 1982
  • : stationery