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Baker & Taylor
Presents essays written from the seventeenth through the early twenty-first centuries that offer an analysis and critique of "Macbeth," and includes a summary of the play and excerpts of key passages.

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A useful guide to studying Shakespeare's enthralling tragedy.

Macbeth is Shakespeare's stark tale of a tormented nobleman driven into a murderous plot by his ambition to assume the throne of Scotland.

This study guide to Macbeth includes a selection of the finest criticism from the 17th and 18th centuries up to the 21st, providing an essential resource for readers interested in one of Shakespeare's greatest plays. An introduction by Harold Bloom, an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive character list, and a biography of Shakespeare round out this in-depth study aid.

Includes criticism from:
  • Samuel Pepys (1664?1668)
  • Samuel Johnson (1745)
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1818)
  • Victor Hugo (1864)
  • A.C. Bradley (1904)
  • Sigmund Freud (1916)
  • John Berryman (1976)
  • William Empson (1986).

Publisher: New York : Infobase Pub., c2008
ISBN: 9780791098424
Branch Call Number: 822.33 T6 -M
Characteristics: xii, 402 p
Additional Contributors: Marson, Janyce
Bloom, Harold


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