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The historical tragedy of Macbeth ... with the songs, alterations and additions; now first printed as performed at the theatres in London and Dublin. by William Shakespeare

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Published by Cornmarket Press in London .
Written in English


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Facsimile reprint of an original in the Birmingham Shakespeare Library, printed for W. Whitestone, Dublin, 1761.

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Open LibraryOL20397514M

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Genre/Form: Drama Tragedies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Historical tragedy of Macbeth, London, Cornmarket,   Synopsis. Macbeth took the throne after killing his cousin, King Duncan I, in battle in In , Siward, earl of Northumbria, unsuccessfully attempted . Macbeth is among the best known of William Shakespeare’s plays, as well as his shortest surviving tragedy. It is frequently performed at professional and community theatres around the world. The play, loosely based upon the historical account of King Macbeth of Scotland by Raphael Holinshed and the Scottish philosopher Hector Boece, is often seen as an archetypal tale of the dangers of the. Shakespeare’s shortest and bloodiest tragedy, Macbeth tells the story of a brave Scottish general (Macbeth) who receives a prophecy from a trio of sinister witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed with ambitious thoughts and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and seizes the throne for himself.

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