by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

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No dramatist has ever seen with more frightening clarity into the heart and mind of a murderer than has Shakespeare in this compelling tragedy of evil. Taunted into asserting his “masculinity” by his ambitious wife, Macbeth chooses to embrace the Weird Sisters prophecy and kill his king–and thus, seals his own doom. Fast-moving and bloody, this drama has the extraordinary energy that derives from a brilliant plot replete with treachery and murder, and from Shakespeares compelling portrait of the ultimate battle between a mind and its own guilt.Each Edition Includes:• Comprehensive explanatory notes • Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship • Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories • An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play,...
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Series Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2014 2008.
Subjects Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history
Macbeth, King of Scotland, active 11th century Drama
Regicides Scotland Drama
Scotland History To 1057 Drama.
Electronic books.
active 11th century
To 1057
Publisher New York :Random House Publishing Group2009
Contributors Bate, Jonathan.
Rasmussen, Eric, 1960-
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Language English
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781588368331
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