Macbeth

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Macmillan International Higher Education, 23.04.2009 - 208 Seiten
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A new edition of one of Shakespeare's most exciting tragedies, developed by and for the RSC, this book explores the play's history in production, offers helpful notes and summaries to help the reader understand the text, and includes interviews with three leading directors - Rupert Goold, Gregory Foran and Trevor Nunn.

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Review: Macbeth (Modern Library Classics)

Nutzerbericht  - S. Rosa - Goodreads

I absolutely loved this play, though I can't say it's my favourite since I have a strong affinity for the comedies. Anyway, from line one with the witches to Malcolm's ending speech; the play was a ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Macbeth (Modern Library Classics)

Nutzerbericht  - Robert - Goodreads

My all-time favorite play by the Bard of Avon, the world's greatest writer. I have read it numerous times and it's amazing...all the drama, intrigue, blood and gore, the madness and the poetry! Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

Introduction
1
About the Text
16
Key Facts
21
The Tragedy of Macbeth
23
The Songs
100
Textual Notes
103
ScenebyScene Analysis
105
The RSC and Beyond
118
Shakespeares Career in the Theatre
171
A Chronology
186
A Chronology
189
Further Reading and Viewing
191
References
194
Acknowledgements and Picture Credits
196
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Über den Autor (2009)

JONATHAN BATE is Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, University of Warwick, UK, and the editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He has held visiting posts at Harvard, Yale and UCLA and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Fellow of the British Academy, an Honorary Fellow of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, and a Governor and Board member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. A prominent critic, award-winning biographer and broadcaster, he is the author of several books on Shakespeare, including The Genius of Shakespeare (Picador), which was praised by Sir Peter Hall, founder of the RSC, as 'the best modern book on Shakespeare.' In June 2006 he was awarded a CBE by HM The Queen 'for services to Higher Education'.

ERIC RASMUSSEN is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, USA, and the Textual Editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He is co-editor of the Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama and has edited volumes in both the Arden Shakespeare and Oxford World's Classics series. He is the General Textual Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions project - one of the most visited Shakespeare websites in the world. For over nine years he has written the annual review of editions and textual studies for the Shakespeare Survey.

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