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    DescriptionDark and violent, Macbeth is also the most theatrically spectacular of Shakespeare's tragedies. Indeed, for 250 years - until early this century - it was performed with grand operatic additions set to baroque music. In his introduction Nicholas Brooke relates the play's changing fortunes to changes within society and the theatre and investigates the sources of its enduring appeal. He examines its many layers of illusion and interprets its linguistic turns and echoes, arguing that the earliest surviving text is an adaptation, perhaps carried out by Shakespeare himself in collaboration with Thomas Middleton. This fully annotated edition reconsiders textual and staging problems, appraises past and present critical views, and represents a major contribution to our understanding of Macbeth. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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    Title
    Tragedy of Macbeth: The Oxford Shakespeare
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Shakespeare, Volume editor Nicholas Brooke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 195 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199535835
    ISBN 10: 0199535833
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DSBD, DSG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DDS
    DC22: 822.33
    Libri: ENGL3090, ENGM1060
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    DC22: 822.3/3
    B&T General Subject: 630
    B&T Approval Code: C25107270
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    B&T Approval Code: A25303200
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 07
    LC classification: PR2823.A2 B76 2008
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.5.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: DSG, DDA, DSB
    Edition
    8000, Annotated
    Edition statement
    Reissue.
    Illustrations note
    halftones
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    01 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Nicholas Brooke is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of East Anglia.
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations; Introduction; Editorial procedures; MACBETH; Appendices; Index