• Anglický jazyk

A Man for All Seasons

Autor: Robert Bolt

The classic dramatization of Sir Thomas More's historic conflict with Henry VIII-a compelling portrait of a courageous man who died for his convictions.

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The classic dramatization of Sir Thomas More's historic conflict with Henry VIII-a compelling portrait of a courageous man who died for his convictions.

Sir Thomas More-the brilliant nobleman, lawyer, humanist, author of such works as Utopia-was a long-time friend and favorite of Henry VIII, ascending to the position of Lord Chancellor in 1529. Yet he was also a staunch Catholic, and when Henry broke with the Church in 1531 after the Pope had refused to grant him a divorce from Catherine of Aragon, More resigned the Chancellorship. In 1534, Parliament passed a bill requiring all subjects to take an oath acknowledging the supremacy of England's king over all foreign sovereigns-including the Pope. More refused, was imprisoned, and finally was executed in 1535.

An enduring modern classic, A Man for All Seasons "challenges the mind, and, in the end, touches the heart" (New York Times).

  • Vydavateľstvo: Random House LCC US
  • Rok vydania: 1992
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 200 x 133 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9780679728221

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