Witches and Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth / Edition 1

Witches and Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth / Edition 1

by Garry Wills, William Shakespeare
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195102908

ISBN-13: 9780195102901

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Drawing on his intimate knowledge of the vivid intrigue and drama of Jacobean England, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lincoln at Gettysburg" restores Macbeth's suspenseful tension by returning it to the context of its own time, recreating the burning theological and political crises of Shakespeare's era.

Overview

Drawing on his intimate knowledge of the vivid intrigue and drama of Jacobean England, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lincoln at Gettysburg" restores Macbeth's suspenseful tension by returning it to the context of its own time, recreating the burning theological and political crises of Shakespeare's era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195102901
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Trouble with Macbeth1
1Gunpowder11
2Witches33
3Male Witch51
4Lady Macbeth75
5Jesuits91
6Malcolm107
7Macbeth125
Conclusion: The Test of Performance145
Appendix IDate of the Play151
Appendix IIText of the Play159
Key to Brief Citations165
Notes167
Line Index to the Play203
Index of Names207

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