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Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare; Kenneth Muir
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1957.
Series: Arden Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th ed., rev., reprinted, with minor corrections and new appendixView all editions and formats
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Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Drama
Named Person: Macbeth, King of Scotland; Macbeth, King of Scotland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Kenneth Muir
OCLC Number: 2828920
Description: lxxiv, 201 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Arden Shakespeare.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Muir.

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Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king.

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