|Becket, or the Honor of God (1959) [Play]|
by Jean Anouilh
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(From the publisher):
From its powerful opening scene, of a naked Henry II praying at the tomb of Thomas Becket, to the final wrenching act of ultimate self-sacrifice, Jean Anouilh's monumental work draws from historical events in the Norman conquest of England to create a profound portrait of a man's soul—and a transcendent vision of the human spirit...
Original title: Becket, ou l'Honneur de Dieu
Genre: Drama and Plays→ Historical