Macbeth William Shakespeare, Burton Raffel

Series:
The Annotated Shakespeare
Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
18 Mar 2005
ISBN:
9780300106541
Dimensions:
256 pages: 196 x 127 x 17mm

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Perhaps no other Shakespearean drama so engulfs its readers in the ruinous journey of surrender to evil as does "Macbeth. "A timeless tragedy about the nature of ambition, conscience, and the human heart, the play holds a profound grip on the Western imagination.

Burton Raffel is professor of arts and humanities emeritus and professor of English emeritus at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Among his many edited and translated publications are Poems and Prose from the Old English, Cliges, Lancelot, Perceval, Erec and Enide and Yvain, all published by Yale University Press. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University and Berg Professor of English at New York University, is the author of many books, including The Western Canon and Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human.