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Macbeth is a tragedy, one of eleven that Shakespeare wrote. Like other tragedies, this one centers on a prominent person who after a significant struggle, suffers defeat. In this defeat the person achieves heroic stature. 'Macbeth' has been a favorite of readers, theatre-goers, and actors...

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Main Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Other Authors: Carroll, William C., 1945-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, c1999.
Series:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 1997.
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245 1 0 |a Macbeth :  |b texts and contexts /  |c William Shakespeare ; edited by William C. Carroll. 
260 |a Boston :  |b Bedford/St. Martin's,  |c c1999. 
300 |a xx, 394 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 21 cm. 
490 1 |a Bedford Shakespeare series 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-377) and index. 
505 0 |a About the series -- About this volume -- List of illustrations -- Introduction -- William Shakespeare Macbeth / David Bevington -- Cultural contexts -- Representations of Macbeth -- Early narratives -- John Major, from a history of Greater Britain-- George Buchanan, from history of Scotland -- Raphael Holinshed, from the chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland -- Cultural afterlife of Shakespeare's Macbeth -- Simon Forman, from book of plays -- Thomas Middleton, from the witch -- From "Story of Macbeth," in a collection of divers and remarkable stories -- Sir William Davenant, from Macbeth, a tragedy -- Thomas Duffett, epilogue to the Empress of Morocco -- Discourses of sovereignty -- Succession controversy -- R. Doleman [Robert Parsons], from a conference about the next succession to the crown of England: Henry Constable, from a discovery of a counterfeit conference -- Sir John Hayward, from an answer to the first part of a certain conference -- From succession act -- Jacobean theory of kingship -- King James I, from Basilikon Doron -- King James I, from the true law of free monarchies -- King James I, from a speech to the lords and commons of the Parliament at Whitehall: Sir Robert Filmer, from Patriarcha: or the natural power of kings -- Royal Charisma and the king's touch -- William Tooker, from the divine power or gift of healing -- William Clowes, from a right fruitful and approved treatise -- John Howson, from a sermon preached at St. Mary's in Oxford, the 17th day of November, 1602: Treason and resistance -- Resistance in theory -- John Ponet, from a short treatise of politic power -- From an homily against disobedience and willful rebellion -- George Buchanan, from the powers of the crown in Scotland -- Philippe du Plessis Mornay, from a defense of liberty against tyrants -- Resistance in action -- Nicolo Molin, report to the Doge and Senate -- King James I, from a speech to Parliament -- Equivocation -- Sir Edward Coke, from speech at the trial of Father Henry Garnet -- Henery Garnet, from a treatise of equivocation -- Robert Parsons, from a treatise tending to mitigation towards Catholic subjects in England -- Cultural construction of Scotland -- William Harrison, from the description of Scotland -- William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act II, Scene 2 -- Sir Thomas Craig, from a treatise on the union of the British realms -- Fynes Moryson, from an itinerary -- Sir Anthony Weldon, from a perfect description of the people and country of Scotland: John Taylor, from the penniless pilgrimage or the moneyless perambulation -- Witchcraft and prophecy -- Discourses of witchcraft -- Reginald Scot, from the discovery of witchcraft -- George Gifford, from a dialogue concerning witches and witchcrafts -- News from Scotland -- King James I, from daemonology in from of a dialogue -- An act against conjuration, witchcraft, and dealing with evil and wicked spirits -- Prophecy -- From an act against fond and fantastical prophecies -- Henry Howard, from a defensative against the poison of supposed prophecies -- Reginald Scot, from the discovery of witchcraft -- William Perkins, from a discourse of the demand art of witchcraft -- Michel de Montaigne, from of prognostications -- Francis Bacon, from of prophecies -- Discourses of the feminine -- Reginald Scot, from the discovery of witchcraft -- Philip Barrough, from the method of physic -- Edward Jorden, from a brief discourse of a disease called the suffocation of the mother: John Sadler, from the sick woman's private looking-glass -- Helkiah Crooke, from microcosmographia: a description of the body of man -- Elizabeth Clinton, from the countess of Lincoln's nursery -- James Guillimeau, from childbirth, or the happy delivery of women -- Bibliography -- Index. 
520 |a Macbeth is a tragedy, one of eleven that Shakespeare wrote. Like other tragedies, this one centers on a prominent person who after a significant struggle, suffers defeat. In this defeat the person achieves heroic stature. 'Macbeth' has been a favorite of readers, theatre-goers, and actors for almost four hundred years and is considered one of the best of Shakespeare's plays. 
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650 0 |a Kings and rulers in literature  |v Sources. 
651 0 |a Scotland  |x In literature  |v Sources. 
650 0 |a Regicides in literature  |v Sources. 
650 0 |a Regicides  |v Drama. 
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