William Shakespeare Macbeth

About the Book

Macbeth, the drama, is Shakespeare's profound and mature vision of evil. It is a play depicting destruction, and wrestling with creation. It is a study of the disintegration and damnation of a man. And yet Macbeth is a 'tragic hero'. Therein lies Shakespeare's art evolving from a deep understanding of the complexity of human nature. One of the most iconic creations of the maestro, Macbeth is a must read for students pursuing English literature across colleges and universities.

The present edition of Macbeth has the following salient features:

  1. Complete original text along with paraphrase, annotations and explanations
  2. Detailed explanation of important passages
  3. Important passages for reference to the context
  4. Background information of Shakespeare's Age and tragic art
  5. Critical discussion on important textual topics