MacBeth

MacBeth

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by William Shakespeare, Stewart Mertin
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857582475
Publisher:
Letts Educational
Publication date:
03/31/1994
Series:
Letts Explore GCSE
Pages:
70

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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