Thomas Becket (Paperback)

Author: Duggan, Anne

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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'sCanterbury 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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Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Mfg Part# 9780340741382
SKU 30696547
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0340741384
Release Date 8/18/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0256
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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