Author(s): William Shakespeare


Dark and violent, "Macbeth" is also one of the most theatrically spectacular of Shakespeare's tragedies. The introduction to this edition relates the play's changing fortunes to changes within society and the theatre and investigates the sources of its enduring appeal.

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"An outstanding text for teaching Macbeth to college students."--Alvaro Ribeiro, S.J., Georgetown University
"Excellent! Covers an enormous amount with scholarship and imagination in the introduction. A brilliant antidote for anyone who has suffered Macbeth in high school--excites further inquiry and a burning desire to see it performed again."--Nell Altizer, University of Hawaii
"Invaluable, both as an introductory text and as an authoritative edition for serious scholarship. Students find the notes at the bottom of the page (as oposed to at the end of the text) handy and useful."--Sarah Liu, University of California, Berkeley

List of illustrations; Introduction; Editorial procedures; MACBETH; Appendices; Index

General Fields

  • : 9780192834171
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford World's Classics
  • : 0.282
  • : April 1998
  • : 196mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Shakespeare
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : very good
  • : 249
  • : halftones