William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook
William Shakespeare's Macbeth is a timeless tale of love, greed and power, which has given rise to heated debates around such issues as the representation of gender roles, political violence and the dramatisation of evil.
Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Shakespeare's play presents:
Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Macbeth and seeking not only a guide to the play, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Shakespeare's text.
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The Work in Performance
From Peter Thomson Shakespeares Theatre 1983
Macbeth hesitates Lady Macbeth breaks his reluctance
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth react to the murder
The witches cauldron the riddling prophecies
Lady Macduff and her son
Lady Macbeth sleepwalks
Recommended Editions of Macbeth
From David Garricks adaptation of Macbeth 1744
Trevor Nunns Macbeth for Television