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The tragedy of Macbeth.

Author: William Shakespeare; Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: [New York] New American Library [1963]
Series: Signet classic.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the great Shakespearean tragedies, Macbeth is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt and revenge. Prompted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches and goaded by his ambitious wife, the Scottish thane Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scotland, in order to succeed him on the throne. This foul deed soon entangles the conscience-stricken nobleman in a web of treachery, deceit and more murders  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Macbeth, King of Scotland; Macbeth, King of Scotland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Sylvan Barnet
ISBN: 0451515544 9780451515544 0192814419 9780192814418
OCLC Number: 2201383
Notes: "Suggested references": p. 241-247.
Description: 247 pages 18 cm.
Series Title: Signet classic.
Other Titles: Macbeth.
Responsibility: Edited by Sylvan Barnet.

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One of the great Shakespearean tragedies, Macbeth is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt and revenge. Prompted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches and goaded by his ambitious wife, the Scottish thane Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scotland, in order to succeed him on the throne. This foul deed soon entangles the conscience-stricken nobleman in a web of treachery, deceit and more murders that ultimately spells his doom.

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