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LAW AND THEATER: “THE RECANTATION OF GALILEO GALILEI” (PART II: THE PLAY)

LAW AND THEATER “THE RECANTATION OF GALILEO GALILEI” (PART II: THE PLAY) Last week, I began my two-part discussion of Eric Bentley’s “The Recantation of Galileo Galilei,” focusing on the historical background of Galileo’s trial before the Roman Inquisition (Not … Continue reading

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LAW AND THEATER: “THE RECANTATION OF GALILEO GALILEI” (PART I: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND)

LAW AND THEATER THE RECANTATION OF GALILEO GALILEI (PART I: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND) The next project in my “Law and Theater” discussion is another play by Eric Bentley, “The Recantation of Galileo Galilei.” My previous discussion of Bentley’s “Are You Now … Continue reading

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