Macbeth

Macbeth

by Nicolas Tredell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403999252

ISBN-13: 9781403999252

Pub. Date: 08/22/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This Guide provides a critical survey of the rich range of responses to Macbeth, as well as the key debates and developments from the seventeenth century to the present day. Leading the reader through material chronologically, the Guide summarizes, explains and assesses key interpretations, sets them in their intellectual and historical contexts, and

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This Guide provides a critical survey of the rich range of responses to Macbeth, as well as the key debates and developments from the seventeenth century to the present day. Leading the reader through material chronologically, the Guide summarizes, explains and assesses key interpretations, sets them in their intellectual and historical contexts, and supplies extracts from criticism which exemplify crucial critical positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403999252
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/22/2006
Series:
Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
• Note on the Text
• Introduction
• The Seventeenth to the Late Eighteenth Century: The Development of Macbeth Criticism
• The Nineteenth Century: Romantic and Victorian Macbeth
• The Early Twentieth Century: Tragedy, Psychoanalysis and Imagery
• The Mid-Twentieth Century: History, Manhood, the Naked Babe, Nature and Evil
• The Later Twentieth Century: History, Tragedy, Violence and Ideology
• The Later Twentieth Century: Language, Subjectivity, and Subversion
• The Later Twentieth Century: Men, Women and Witches
• Conclusion: The Twenty-First Century: Future Directions
• Select Bibliography
• Select Filmography
• Index

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