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Finding Resources in Oliver
Here are some resources that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Publication Date: 2013-11-07
The Norton Critical Edition is again based on the First Folio (1623), the only authoritative text of the play. The volume includes a revised introduction and new annotations and textual notes.The Second Edition also includes the innovative feature "The Actors' Gallery," which presents famous actors and actresses--among them David Garrick, Sarah Siddons, Ian McKellen, Hira Mikijirô, Patrick Stewart, and Kate Fleetwood--reflecting on their roles in major productions of Macbeth for stage and screen."Sources and Contexts" provides readers with an understanding of Macbeth's origins in earlier texts, specifically the works of the Roman playwright Seneca, the Tudor historian Raphael Holinshed, and the medieval drama The Slaughter of the Innocents and the Death of Herod. Contexts for the play include contemporary debates on predestination versus free will (Martin Luther versus Erasmus), witchcraft as fiction or fact (Reginald Scott versus King James I), the ethics of regicide (an Elizabethan homily versus Jan de Mariana, S.J.), and the ethics of equivocation (Henry Garnet, S.J., versus--new to the Second Edition--Sir Edward Coke).Eight carefully chosen essays represent four hundred years of critical and theatrical interpretation. Contributors include Simon Forman, Samuel Johnson, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, Harry Levin, Stephen Orgel, Peter Holland, and, presenting the latest arguments on the authorship controversy, Gary Taylor. Finally, an engaging new selection of Macbeth's "Afterlives" includes excerpts from Giuseppi Verdi's Macbeth and related letters, Eugene Ionesco's Macbett (1972), Bill Cain's Equivocation (2009), and more.This edition also provides a list of online and print resources.
Call Number: NFS 822.33T6 MAC
Publication Date: 2006
The Tragedy of Macbeth by
Publication Date: 1993-04-08
A new look at Shakespeare's play in accordance with the work of the Shakespeare and Schools Project, the National Curriculum for English, developments at GCSE and A-level, and the probable development of English and Drama throughout the 1990s. Cambridge School Shakespeare considers the play as theatre and the text as script, enabling pupils to inhabit the imaginative world of the play in an accessible, meaningful and creative way. Cambridge School Shakespeare approaches the plays in a new way, encouraging students to participate actively in examining them, to work in groups as well as individually, to treat each play as a script to be re-created, and to explore the theatrical/dramatic qualities of the text. The editorial comments cater for pupils of all ages and abilities, providing clear, helpful guidelines for school study. The format of the plays is also designed to help all teachers, whether experienced or inexperienced. NB This replaces the information previously issued.
Ethan Hawke looks at the greatest productions of Shakespeare's Macbeth as he uncovers the true story behind the cursed 'Scottish Play'.
Educational program which takes one scene from the classic Shakespeare play 'Macbeth' and examines the characters and their unique position in the scene. Actors and actresses look back over the history of how a Shakespeare character has been played and then act their own interpretation of a key scene. Presented by Louise Lombard, who also performs as Lady Macbeth.
Litchart Study Guide- Macbeth
Macbeth- Literary Resource Centre
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Folger Shakespear Library