Macbeth (The Pelican Shakespeare)

Macbeth (The Pelican Shakespeare)

# 038071

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Item #: 038071
ISBN: 9780143128564
Grades: 9-AD

Product Description:

Slightly edited with an introduction by Stephen Orgel; also includes notes describing unfamiliar terms beneath the text, and is 98 pgs,pb.

Publisher Description:

The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design

This edition of Macbeth is edited with an introduction by series editor Stephen Orgel. and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series. Cover artist Manuja Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series.

The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Category Description for Macbeth:

This Shakespearean tragedy tells the tale of Macbeth's ascension to the Scottish throne following a series of prophecies made by a group of witches. Filled with deceit, treachery, and murder, this dark drama captures Macbeth's transformation from a man of honor and integrity to a man destroyed by his greed and treachery. Set in 1000 A.D. Scotland. ~ Enh

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Trade Paper
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The Pelican Shakespeare Ser.
General Adult
A. R. Braunmuller (Editor) ; Stephen Orgel (Editor)
Softcover Book
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Penguin Books
0.3 (lbs.)
7.75" x 5.12" x 0.38"
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