The Secret Rapture Summary
David Hare

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The Secret Rapture Summary

In an article he wrote for the Listener just before The Secret Rapture opened in London in October 1988, David Hare revealed the source of the play's curious title. "In Catholic theology," the playwright explained, "the 'secret rapture' is the moment when the nun will become the bride of Christ: so it means death, or love of death, or death under life." True to its origins, the play is filled with images of death...

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