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This edition of Shakespeare's Macbeth allows a variety of approaches to Shakespeare, including historical, feminist, and cultural studies. Shakespeare's text is accompanied by an intriguing collection of thematically arranged historical and cultural documents and illustrations, including excerpts from such sources as letters, conduct books, legal documents, and literary works that illuminate the themes of the play. The editor's introductions to the play and to the documents (which are presented in modern spelling with annotations) offer a richly textured understanding of Elizabethan culture and of Shakespeare's work within that culture.

An illustrated, abridged version of Shakespeare's historical tragedy with background information and explanatory stage directions.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Based on an HBO animated series, these condensations emphasize the dramatic content of some of Shakespeare's best known works. As abridged by Garfield in consultation with a panel of scholars, the books on the whole retain the magic of Shakespeare's vision and remain true to his poetics. Linguistic fluidity is perforce sacrificed (omitted lines are presented as italicized summaries interspersed throughout the dialogue), but these versions should still fire children's imaginations. Though the artwork varies in quality, the Eastern European illustrators generally capture the underlying theatrics. Palettes are subdued for the dramas, and appropriately brighter for the comedies (though the tone reproductions frequently seem off). Several plays' illustrations have a cartoony appearance; a few exhibit the stilted look of old Classics Comics. While the plays forgo their complexities--many subplots are omitted--as they become more linear in their themes (Macbeth loses much of his humanity, Romeo and Juliet is pared of its politics), their nobility shines through in these visualized introductions. One hopes that readers will be encouraged to move on to the originals. Ages 10-up. (Mar.)
Library Journal
This production of Romeo and Juliet featuring Kenneth Branagh and Sir John Gielgud is a superb contribution to the field of classics on cassette. The stunning performance by the Renaissance Theatre Company captures all the color and emotion of Shakespeare's eloquent tragedy of young love. With Samantha Bond as Juliet, Derek Jacobi as Mercutio, and Judi Dench as Nurse, the play, which is set in 16th-century Verona, contains some of the most passionate dialog ever written. An excellent musical score by Patrick Doyle accompanies the actors, as well as a full array of authentic sound effects. The pounding of hooves, the chiming of church bells, and the clashing of angry swords enrich this outstanding listening experience. A 24-page booklet complete with sketches and photos of the actors, a synopsis of the play, and background information is included in the package. Highly recommended for most libraries.-Gretchen Browne, Rockville Centre P.L., N.Y.
School Library Journal
Gr 2-7--Macbeth has strong appeal for young audiences and Coville's lucid retelling captures much of it. Aided by the short, intense, and uninterrupted story line of the play, the reteller deftly weaves many of the most familiar quotes with his own dramatic narrative. In a short preface that sketches a quick history of the play's popularity, Coville invokes cultural literacy as one of his missions. Despite this heavy burden, he carries off the telling with grace. Kelley's dark, evocative pastels reflect and intensify the ominous mood. Glowering hillsides, gloomy interiors, the handsome and doomed Macbeths, and truly ghastly witches create a mood worthy of the play. The only unfortunate image is the weak-chinned Macbeth reacting to Banquo's ghost with a look more comic than horrified. Darkness prevails until the final painting of light morning skies over the hills. Coville's muscular sentences, full of dramatic word choices, make this a good read-aloud choice. While not avoiding the horrors in the story, the reteller does not dwell on the goriest moments, letting the worst, such as the slaughtering of Macduff's children, happen offstage. The accurate depiction of the story will give older students or casual playgoers a good quick review. If it doesn't end up lost among the picture books, this retelling could have many uses.--Sally Margolis, formerly at Deerfield Public Library, IL
Booknews
Contains the complete annotated text of the play, followed by historical texts written within an approximately 75-year period on either side of the play's composition. The sources include writings discussing the play's "cultural afterlife," and its themes of sovereignty, treason, resistance, witchcraft and prophecy; discourses of the feminine; and the cultural construction of Scotland. The selections are introduced and annotated by Carroll (English, Boston U.). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230576209
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition

Table of Contents

About the Series
About this Volume
List of Illustrations
Introduction 1
Macbeth 21
1 Representations of Macbeth 115
From A History of Greater Britain 126
From History of Scotland 128
From The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland 135
From Book of Plays 153
From The Witch 155
From "The Story of Macbeth," in A Collection of Divers and Remarkable Stories 159
From Macbeth, A Tragedy 162
Epilogue to The Empress of Morocco 178
2 Discourses of Sovereignty 185
From A Conference about the Next Succession to the Crown of England 191
From A Discovery of a Counterfeit Conference 201
From An Answer to the First Part of a Certain Conference 203
From Succession Act 205
From Basilikon Doron 211
From The True Law of Free Monarchies 213
From A Speech to the Lords and Commons of the Parliament at Whitehall 217
From Patriarcha: Or the Natural Power of Kings 220
From The Divine Power or Gift of Healing 227
From A Right Fruitful and Approved Treatise 228
From A Sermon Preached at St. Mary's in Oxford, the 17. Day of November, 1602 230
3 Treason and Resistance 231
From A Short Treatise of Politic Power 237
From An Homily against Disobedience and Willful Rebellion 238
From The Powers of the Crown in Scotland 242
From A Defense of Liberty against Tyrants 244
Report to the Doge and Senate 256
From A Speech to Parliament 261
From Speech at the Trial of Father Henry Garnet 265
From A Treatise of Equivocation 266
From A Treatise Tending to Mitigation towards Catholic Subjects in England 268
4 The Cultural Construction of Scotland 271
From The Description of Scotland 280
Henry V, Act I, Scene 2 286
From A Treatise on the Union of the British Realms 288
From An Itinerary 290
From A Perfect Description of the People and Country of Scotland 293
From The Penniless Pilgrimage, Or the Moneyless Perambulation 296
5 Witchcraft and Prophecy 300
From The Discovery of Witchcraft 307
From A Dialogue Concerning Witches and Witchcrafts 311
News from Scotland 313
From Daemonology, In Form of a Dialogue 325
An Act against Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Dealing with Evil and Wicked Spirits 328
From An Act against Fond and Fantastical Prophecies 335
From A Defensative against the Poison of Supposed Prophecies 336
From The Discovery of Witchcraft 337
From A Discourse of the Damned Art of Witchcraft 338
From Of Prognostications 341
From Of Prophecies 342
6 Discourses of the Feminine 344
From The Discovery of Witchcraft 352
From The Method of Physic 353
From A Brief Discourse of a Disease Called the Suffocation of the Mother 354
From The Sick Woman's Private Looking-Glass 357
From Microcosmographia: A Description of the Body of Man 361
From The Countess of Lincoln's Nursery 364
From Childbirth, Or the Happy Delivery of Women 366
Bibliography 369
Index 381
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  • Posted February 10, 2011

    recommended

    I loved ithis one . It had stage notes inaddtion to the play. This was the first play I'd read and it is still one of my favorites.

    7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2006

    Outstanding Recording

    I am an English teacher. I don't know how I would have survived without this audio-recording. It is wonderful! Love Lady Macbeth's Scottish accent!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 16, 2010

    An excellent edition at a great price - incl background material and annotations

    This is a steal for $2. It's not the bare-bones edition you'd expect for this price - it gives the reader a generous amount of additional material on the play, as well as historical background on the life and times of Shakespeare. The formatting is excellent, and the annotations are surprisingly thorough for a budget edition. Highly recommended.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Another nice play by shakespeare

    Nice book

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2002

    A TEACHER'S DREAM COME TRUE

    This particular publication of Macbeth is the best thing that's ever happened to my curriculum. I teach this particular Shakespeare play in my sophomore English classes, along with Much Ado About Nothing...my favorite comedy! The fact that the left-hand side of the page contains notes, definitions is invaluable to me as a teacher (saves time from having to explain EVERY SINGLE WORD) and makes the student feel more capable of digesting Shakespeare's language. The introductory notes on Shakespeare's life, the theater, his language, wordplay are all invaluable tools to use in teaching. I now only use this version to teach all Shakespeare plays. Bravo!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2001

    Shakespeare's Best!

    In my senior English class, we are currently reading this, and I seem to be the only person in the entire class who is enthusiastic. To me, this one from Shakespeare is much more easier to understand. A person may think the withches are evil, but the real villain is the diabolique, Lady Macbeth. Her soliloquies are of absolute brilliance and I love the way she makes Macbeth the way he is. What a sap!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 21, 2011

    taking a class on mabeth

    love the storyy

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2003

    Wonderful Literature

    As a senior of a high school and strong emphasis on literature, I have personally read Macbeth and found it to be of great dramatized action. It defines many points to human nature and consequences to evil doings. In addition to the lessons that can be learned from Macbeth, it is great literature. It contains many motifs, symbols, and themes such as the theme of unchecked ambition. This book is great for the strong intellectual to the teen-age ambition to read violent and entertaining text but with actually lessons that can teach and grow in the minds of all young.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2014

    The writers stiry is at

    Money all res.

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    Posted July 21, 2014

    Seths storys are at

    "ses" res one thru four. And "sfs" res onevfour and five

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    Posted July 21, 2014

    Kenny

    My books at 'cjp' result one, two and four.

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    Posted July 20, 2014

    STORYS GO HERE

    Storys go here and will be voted on, on the 25th.

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    Posted July 16, 2014

    CAN SOMEONE STOP THE PEOPLE WHO

    ARE PRETENDING THAT THEY ARE CATS AND ARE IN CLANS OR SOMETHING??? IT IS REALLY DUMB !!!!

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    Trouble loading

    It wont load at all for me. I had purchased other books andnthey loaded fine but not Macbeth.

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    Posted May 17, 2014

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