ISBN-10:
0811468321
ISBN-13:
9780811468329
Pub. Date:
01/01/1991
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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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

About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564—1616) was an English playwright, renowned by many as the world's greatest writer in the English Language. Among his plays are Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth, to name but a few.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Macbeth in legend, Macbeth in history; Macbeth in the mind; Macbeth in performance; Macbeth in the mind and in performance; Recent performances and adaptations; Note on the text; List of characters; The play; Supplementary notes; Textual analysis; Appendixes: 1. Casting Macbeth; 2. Additional text and music; 3. Relineation of the Folio; Reading list.

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