One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, filled with fierce, violent action,Macbethis a human drama of ambition, desire, and guilt in a world of blood and darkness, with whispers of the supernatural.
Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes fromWilliam Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction as well as an overview of Shakespeare’s theatrical career; commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers; scene-by-scene analysis; key facts about the work; a chronology of Shakespeare’s life and times; and black-and-white illustrations.
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.
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Review: Macbeth (Modern Library Classics)User Review - S. Rosa - Goodreads
I absolutely loved this play, though I can't say it's my favourite since I have a strong affinity for the comedies. Anyway, from line one with the witches to Malcolm's ending speech; the play was a ... Read full review
Review: Macbeth (Modern Library Classics)User Review - Robert - Goodreads
My all-time favorite play by the Bard of Avon, the world's greatest writer. I have read it numerous times and it's amazing...all the drama, intrigue, blood and gore, the madness and the poetry! Read full review