Macbeth (Book, 2004) []
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Author: William Shakespeare; John Wilders
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A detailed account of the theatre history of Shakespeare's Macbeth from 1607 to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Tragedy
Named Person: Macbeth, King of Scotland; Macbeth, King of Scotland; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Macbeth, King of Scotland; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; John Wilders
ISBN: 0521495628 9780521495622 0521534828 9780521534826
OCLC Number: 51266250
Description: xiv, 229 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Text of Macbeth --
The Slaughter of the Holy Innocents and the Death of Herod --
Medea --
Duff and Duncan / Raphael Holinshed --
An Attack on Free Will / Martin Luther --
A Defense of Free Will / Desiderius Erasmus --
The Discovery of Witchcraft / Reginald Scot --
News from Scotland / I James --
An Homily against Disobedience and Willful Rebellion --
A Defense of Disobedience and Tyrannicide / Juan de Mariana --
A Treatise on Equivocation / Henry Garnet --
Macbeth / William Davenant --
uMabatha / Welcome Msomi --
Eyewitness Account of Macbeth, 1611 / Simon Forman --
Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth / Samuel Johnson --
The Genius of Shakespeare / Elizabeth Montagu --
On David Garrick's and Hannah Pritchard's Eighteenth-Century Performances / Thomas Davies --
On Macbeth / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Characters in Macbeth / William Hazlitt --
On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth / Thomas De Quincey --
On Playing Lady Macbeth / Sarah Siddons --
The Tragedy of Macbeth / A.C. Bradley --
Image and Symbol in Macbeth / Kenneth Muir --
Two Scenes from Macbeth / Harry Levin --
Culture, Character, and Conscience in Shakespeare / Marvin Rosenberg --
Escaping the Matrix: The Construction of Masculinity in Macbeth / Janet Adelman --
'What do you mean?': The Languages of Macbeth / A.R. Braunmuller --
Macbeth / Derek Jacobi --
Macbeth and the Antic Round / Stephen Orgel --
"Stands Scotland Where It Did?": The Location of Macbeth on Film / Peter Holland.
Responsibility: edited by John Wilders.
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This is a detailed account of the theatre history of Shakespeare's Macbeth from 1607 to the present day. The Introduction describes major productions and performers. A detailed commentary alongside  Read more...


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