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Macbeth
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Bantam Classic & Loveswept
Publication date August 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780553212983
ISBN-10 0553212982
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.50 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $4.99
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Presents Shakespeare's drama of murder, political ambition, and the persistence of guilt.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: No dramatist has ever seen with more frightening clarity into the heart and mind of a murderer than has Shakespeare in this compelling tragedy of evil. Taunted into asserting his “masculinity” by his ambitious wife, Macbeth chooses to embrace the Weird Sisters’ prophecy and kill his king–and thus, seals his own doom. Fast-moving and bloody, this drama has the extraordinary energy that derives from a brilliant plot replete with treachery and murder, and from Shakespeare’s compelling portrait of the ultimate battle between a mind and its own guilt.

Each Edition Includes:
• Comprehensive explanatory notes
• Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship
• Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English
• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories
• An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography

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