MacBeth [NOOK Book]

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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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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605016023
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 506,235
  • File size: 237 KB

Meet the Author

Sandra Clark is Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK.

Pamela Mason has worked with the drama classes at Wroxton Theatre Arts School, Cardiff, UK since 1986, and for much of that time was also a lecturer in English and Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, UK. She works extensively in Stratford, contributing to postgraduate courses, and she has initiated a postgraduate diploma in Shakespeare studies.

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of Illustrations
Introduction
Macbeth
Appendices
Further Reading
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2014

    Kato

    "Okay!" He mewed cheerfully as he bounded towards camp

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    Posted April 2, 2014

    Mistyfur

    Watched

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    I love it.

    I love Macbeth! I played one of the "Weird Sisters" in my 9th grade production of it. "Bubble, bubble, toil, and trouble. Fire burn, and couldren bubble."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2012

    Amazing

    Its an amazing tragedy that is presented very well. There are stage notes as well, so you can get a good image of the action onstage.

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  • Posted May 3, 2011

    macbeth

    Macbeth is basically a tragedy about a man that kills a man with a small little dagger. The name of the man that he kills is named Duncan. The man that he has someone else kill is named Banquo. After the person kills Banquo he can't ever stop thinking about the death of him. It haunts him like no other and finally he can't take it no more.
    The parallel is a negative resource because I think it confuses a lot of people and a lot of people don't know what the heck it is even saying. It can also be used as a positive way because if your teacher wants you to read the Shakespeare then bam it are right there. But like again a lot of people don't even know how to read the Shakespeare version but if you look on the other page the regular version is there so it's pretty nice.

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    Posted May 1, 2011

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