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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'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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340741375
ISBN-10: 0340741376
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 144mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Anne Duggan is Professor of History at King's College London

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