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    Macbeth (Paperback) By (author) William Shakespeare, Introduction by Carol Chillington Rutter, Revised by Carol Chillington Rutter, Series edited by Stanley W. Wells, Series edited by T. J. B. Spencer, Edited by G. K. Hunter

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    DescriptionPromised a golden future as ruler of Scotland by three sinister witches, Macbeth murders the king to ensure his ambitions come true. But he soon learns the meaning of terror killing once, he must kill again and again, and the dead return to haunt him. A story of war, witchcraft and bloodshed, Macbeth also depicts the relationship between husbands and wives, and the risks they are prepared to take to achieve their desires.


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    Title
    Macbeth
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Shakespeare, Introduction by Carol Chillington Rutter, Revised by Carol Chillington Rutter, Series edited by Stanley W. Wells, Series edited by T. J. B. Spencer, Edited by G. K. Hunter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 149 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141013695
    ISBN 10: 0141013699
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DDS
    DC22: 822.33
    BISAC V2.8: DRA010000, CGN006000
    Thema V1.0: XAK, DSG, DDA
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    07 April 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born to John Shakespeare and mother Mary Arden some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He wrote about 38 plays (the precise number is uncertain), a collection of sonnets and a variety of other poems. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Carol Rutter teaches English And Comparative Literature and is Co-Director of Graduate Studies at the Centre for Renaissance Studies at Warwick University. Her publications include Enter the Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage and Documents of the Rose Playhouse (MUP, 1999). George K Hunter is Emily Sanford Professor of English Emeritus at Yale University. His books include John Lyly: The Humanist as Courtier, Dramatic Identities and Cultural Tradition, English Drama 1586-1642: the Age of Shakespeare (Oxford History of English Literature Vol.6).
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