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Macbeth
     

Macbeth

by Steck-Vaughn, Diana Stewart, Charles Shaw
 

ISBN-10: 0811468321

ISBN-13: 9780811468329

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel

Overview

"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who understand that these are plays for performance as well as great texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart)

The distinguished Pelican Shakespeare series, which has sold more than four million copies, is now completely revised and repackaged.

Each volume features:
* Authoritative, reliable texts
* High quality introductions and notes
* New, more readable trade trim size
* An essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's life and the selection of texts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811468329
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Series:
SHORT CLASSICS SB
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Macbeth - William Shakespeare - Edited by Sylvan Barnet Samuel Johnson: Macbeth
A. C. Bradley: From Shakespearean Tragedy
Elmer Edgar Stoll: Source and Motive in ?Macbeth? and ?Othello?
Cleanth Brooks: The Naked Babe and the Cloak of Manliness
Mary MacCarthy: General Macbeth
Joan Larsen Klein: Lady Macbeth: ?Infirm of Purpose?
Sylvan Barnet: ?Macbeth? on the Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:
Alan Sinfield: ?Macbeth?: History, Ideology, and Intellectuals

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