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The Tragedy of Macbeth: With New and Updated Critical Essays and a Revised Bibliography
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Signet Classic
Publication date April 1, 1998
Pages 214
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780451526779
ISBN-10 0451526775
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.25 by 7 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $4.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An overview of Shakespeare's life and theater, an introduction to the play, selections from the play's sources, critical commentaries, a history of notable stage and film productions, textual notes, and a bibliography accompanies the classic tragedy of ambition and murder. Original.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A man's thirst for power ends in tragedy in this Signet Classics edition of one of William Shakespeare's most powerful works.

When a trio of witches fortell that Macbeth will become King of Scotland, the brave general is consumed by ambition. Encouraged by his wife to seize the throne, their quest for power leads down a blood strewn path that ends in madness and death in this play that explores the consequences of guilt and corruption. 

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Sylvan Barnet
• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the source from which Shakespeare derived Macbeth
• Dramatic criticism from A. C. Bradley, Elmer Edgar Stoll, Mary McCarthy, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more...

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780451526779
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Signet Classic (April 1, 1998)
9780451526779 | details & prices | 214 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $4.95
About: Notes on the background and sources of the tragedy and past and present criticism preface the text
With William Shakespeare, Sylvan Barnet | Revised edition from Signet Classic (April 1, 1998)
9789990854220 | details & prices | List price $0.02
Prebinding
With William Shakespeare, Sylvan Barnet | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 26, 2008)
9781439500927 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.42 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Tony Award winner Alan Cumming in his riveting solo interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780451526779
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Signet Classic (April 1, 1998)
9780451526779 | details & prices | 214 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $4.95
About: Notes on the background and sources of the tragedy and past and present criticism preface the text
With William Shakespeare, Sylvan Barnet | Revised edition from Signet Classic (April 1, 1998)
9789990854220 | details & prices | List price $0.02
Prebinding
With William Shakespeare, Sylvan Barnet | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 26, 2008)
9781439500927 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.42 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Tony Award winner Alan Cumming in his riveting solo interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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