Macbeth

This new edition of one of Shakespeare’s most exciting tragedies, developed by and for the RSC, explores the play’s history inproduction, offers helpful notes and summaries to help the reader understand the text,and includes interviews with three leading directors -Rupert Goold, Gregory Foran and Trevor Nunn.

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's great drama of ambition, desire and guilt. With an expert introduction by Sir Jonathan Bate, this unique edition presents a historical overview of Macbeth in performance, takes a detailed look at specific productions, and recommends film versions. Included in this edition are three interviews with leading directors - Rupert Goold, Gregory Doran and Trevor Nunn - providing an illuminating insight into the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible. This edition also includes an essay on Shakespeare's career and Elizabethan theatre, and enables the reader to understand the play as it was originally intended - as living theatre to be enjoyed and performed.

Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer a fresh, accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

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Weight 228 g
Dimensions 235 × 155 × 10 mm
Author

Publisher

Red Globe Press

Imprint

Red Globe Press

Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition

New edition

Dewey

822.33 (edition:22)

Readership

College – higher education / Code: F