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Becket; or, The honour of God

Anouilh, Jean

Becket; or, The honour of God

by Anouilh, Jean

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by L.Hill.
SeriesMethuen"s modern plays
The Physical Object
Pagination116p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20302553M

  T he film Becket, directed by Peter Glenville and staring Richard Burton as Thomas Becket and Peter O’Toole as King Henry II, is an adaptation of the hugely successful play by Jean Anouilh entitled Becket or Honour of in Technicolor and widescreen Panavision both on location where the historical events depicted in the film . Becket told the king: 'If I become archbishop I shall cease to be your friend,' and his first act as archbishop was to give up his mistresses and sell his horses and rich clothes. He, who with Henry had fought the Church for the good of the State, now felt responsible for the honour of God.4/5(12).

Buy Becket (Modern Plays) by Jean Anouilh from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Becket (Modern Plays): : Jean Anouilh: Books/5(4). This historical drama was based on the play Becket ou l’honneur de Dieu [Becket or The Honour of God] (), by the French dramatist Jean Anouilh (–).Most of the historical inaccuracies of the play (such as depicting Becket as a Saxon, and not as .

Becket and other plays by Alfred Lord Tennyson Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that appears to the left of it.2/6. Author by: Saint Thomas (à Becket) Languange: en Publisher by: Oxford University Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 97 Total Download: File Size: 44,8 Mb Description: This is a major new edition of the letters written and received between and by Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury and victim of the 'murder in the cathedral'.


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Out of 5 stars Review of Anouilh's Becket, or the Honor of God (Audio CD) Reviewed in the United States on Septem As with any piece of drama, I highly recommend that you get an audio or video presentation of the work, rather than reading the thing.5/5(3).

Becket, or the Honor of God Summary & Study Guide Description. Becket, or the Honor of God Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Jean Anouilh's Becket; ou l'honneur de Dieu (Becket; or the Honor of God) tells the troubled story of the relationship between Thomas à Becket and Henry Plantagenet, known to history as King Henry II of England.

This relationship begins as friendship and ends with the murder of Becket by Henry's henchmen at the Cathedral of Canterbury. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Get this from a library. Becket: or, The honour of God. [Jean Anouilh; Lucienne Hill] -- Portrays the conflict of loyalties to church and state as they influenced the. Becket is a British-American film about the historic, tumultuous relationship between Henry II of England and his friend-turned-bishop Thomas is a dramatic film adaptation of the play Becket or the Honour of God by Jean Anouilh made by Hal Wallis Productions and released by Paramount Pictures.

It was directed by Peter Glenville and produced by Hal B. Wallis with Music by: Laurence Rosenthal. Get print book. No eBook available. Becket: Or the Honor of God. Jean Anouilh.

New American Library, - Great Britain - pages. 0 Reviews. Portrays the conflict of loyalties to church and state as they influenced the lives of two powerful men in English history.

From inside the book. Buy Summary & Study Guide Becket: Or, The Honour of God by Jean Anouilh: Read Kindle Store Reviews - hor: BookRags. Becket’s resignation as chancellor, on the grounds that he cannot serve God and king at once, drives the king to the desperate act of plotting against Becket with Gilbert Folliot, bishop of.

Becket: Or, The Honour of God consists of approx. 30 pages of summaries and analysis on Becket: Or, The Honour of God by Jean study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Author: Bookrags.

Becket; or, The honour of God by Anouilh, Jean, Publication date Topics Thomas, à Becket, Saint. -- Drama Publisher London, Methuen and Co, Ltd Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Oliver Wendell Holmes : This Study Guide consists of approximately 25 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Becket, or the Honor of God.

I answered you ' All save the honour of God'. We were like two deaf men talking. (Chapter 1) No big. Becket or The Honour of God (French: Becket ou l'honneur de Dieu) is a play written in French by Jean Anouilh.

It is a depiction of the conflict between Thomas Becket and King Henry II of England leading to Becket's assassination in It contains many historical inaccuracies, which the author acknowledged.

For though Becket genuinely loves God himself, and earnestly prays for grace and enlightenment, it is the defense of God’s honor and that of the visible Church against Henry’s ambitions that Becket sees as the great duty of his office.

The film takes some liberties with history. Thomas Becket was in reality a Norman, but the film makes him. Rate this book. Clear rating.

1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Becket (Paperback) Published by New American Library Becket, Or, The Honour Of God: A Play In Four Acts (Paperback) Published by Samuel French Acting, Paperback, 89.

“We loved each other and I think he cannot forgive me for preferring God to him.” (Becket, Act IV, scene 1) “I’m waiting for the honour of God and the honour of the King to become one.” (Becket, Act IV, scene 2) “We must only do - absurdly - what we have been given to do - right to the end.” (Becket, Act IV, scene 2).

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. In act 2, scene 3 of Jean Anouilh's play, Becket or The Honour of God, King Henry II of England has just received news that the Archbishop of Canterbury has died.

Jean Anouilh 'Becket ou l'Honneur de Dieu'/Becket or the honour of God Augustin Thierry 'Histoire de la conquete de l'Angleterre par les Normands'/History of the Norman conquest of England. BECKET (Or, the Honor of God) Becket is an excellent script of an excellent play. Set in Europe in the twelfth century, it follows the beautiful life and death of 4/5.A Most Unsuitable Groom (The Beckets of Romney Marsh) by Michaels, Kasey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Anouilh's classic historical tale of conflict between church and state, in a major new translation by Frederic and Stephen RaphaelIn Becket, Anouilh presents the history of England under Henry II as if it was France under German occupation.

As Henry's long-time political playmate, Thomas's elevation to Archbishop of Canterbury forces him to sacrifice the love of his leader for his .