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Macbeth (New Cambridge Shakespeare)

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Publisher Comments:

In a thorough reconsideration of one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, the author treats such celebrated issues as whether the Witches actually compel Macbeth to murder and whether Lady Macbeth is herself a witch. An extensive, well-illustrated account of the play in performance examines several cinematic versions, such as those by Kurosawa and Roman Polanski, along with other dramatic adaptations. Illus.

Synopsis:

This extensively annotated edition offers a thorough reconsideration of Shakespeare’s popular tragedy.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction (Macbeth in legend, Macbeth in history, Macbeth in the mind, Macbeth in performance, Macbeth in the mind and in performance); 2. Note on the text; 3. List of characters; 4. The play; 5. Supplementary notes; 6. Textual analysis; 7. Appendixes (1: Casting Macbeth; 2. Additional text and music; 3. Relineation of the Folio); 8. Reading list.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521294553
Editor:
Braunmuller, A. R.
Editor:
Gibbons, Brian
Editor:
Braunmuller, A. R.
Editor:
Gibbons, Brian
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Braunmuller, A. R.
Author:
Gibbons, Brian
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
Kings and rulers
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616, macbeth
Subject:
Macbeth
Subject:
Scotland Drama.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Macbeth, --King of Scotland, --11th cent.--Dr
Subject:
Macbeth,--King of Scotland,--11th cent.--Drama
Subject:
Regicides--Drama
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 279-280.
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare
Series Volume:
no. 202
Publication Date:
July 1997
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 half-tones 3 figures 1 map
Pages:
302
Dimensions:
8.99x6.01x.79 in. 1.09 lbs.

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