Macbeth, Macbeth


Author: Ewan Fernie,Simon Palfrey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474235581
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 288
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The tragedy is done, the tyrant Macbeth dead. The time is free. But for how long? As Macduff pursues dreams of national revival, smaller lives are seeding. In the ruins of Dunsinane, the Porter tries to keep his three young boys safe from the nightmare of history. In a nunnery deep in Birnam Wood, a girl attempts to forget what she lost in war. Flitting between them, a tortured clairvoyant shakes with the knowledge of what's to come. An unprecedented collaboration between two leading Shakespeareans, Macbeth, Macbeth sparks a whole new world from the embers of Shakespeare's great tragedy. The crow makes wing to the rooky wood...

Desire: A Memoir


Author: Jonathan Dollimore
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350023140
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 240
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Fifty years after the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 decriminalised homosexual acts, Jonathan Dollimore explores, in, through and beyond the gay sub-cultures of cities like New York, Brighton and Sydney, what the new freedoms meant for him and others in the following decades. He writes honestly and movingly about his teenage attraction to risk and danger; of accidents and escapes; of curiosity as a flight from boredom; of suicidal depression and ecstasy; and, beneath all, of the life of desire haunted and torn by loss. For more than thirty years Jonathan Dollimore has been one of contemporary culture's most influential critics of politics, literature, and sexuality. Desire: A Memoir, a hybrid of autobiography, meditation and philosophical reflection, explores the existential sources of his writing.

Beyond Coincidence

Amazing Stories of Coincidence and the Mystery and Mathematics Behind Them
Author: Martin Plimmer,Brian King
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466852291
Category: Science
Page: 288
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Ever wonder what the odds are of being struck by lightning? Or winning the lottery? Or meeting someone from Timbuktu with the same middle name as you? BEYOND COINCIDENCE recounts and analyzes over 200 amazing stories of synchronicity, the likes of: Laura Buxton, age ten, releases a balloon from her back yard. It lands 140 miles away in the backyard of another Laura Buxton, also age ten. Two sisters in Alabama decide, independently, to visit the other. En route, their identical jeeps collide and both sisters are killed. A British cavalry officer was fighting in the last year of World War One when he was knocked off his horse by a flash of lightning. He was paralyzed from the waist down. The man moved to Vancouver, Canada where, six years later, while fishing in a river, lightning struck him again, paralyzing his right side. Two years later, he was sufficiently recovered to take walks in a local park when, in 1930, lightning sought him out again, this time permanently paralyzing him. He died soon after. Four years later, lightning destroyed his tomb.

Verdi's Macbeth


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Page: N.A
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Beyond Tragedy

Structure and Experience in Shakespeare's Romances
Author: Robert W. Uphaus
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813164745
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 160
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In this compact, yet comprehensive exploration of Shakespeare's romances, Robert W. Uphaus suggests that the romances bring us to a realm of human and dramatic experience that is "beyond tragedy." The inexorable movement of tragedy toward death and a final close is absorbed in romance by a further movement in which death can lead to renewed life, characters can experience a second time of joy and peace, and the audience's conventional expectations about reality and literature are challenged and enlarged. In the late tragedies of King Lear and Antony and Cleopatra, Uphaus finds the tragic structure augmented by elements that will later contribute to the form of the romances. Turning then to the romances themselves, he sees these plays as forming a profession in which Pericles is a brilliant outline of the conventions of romance and Cymbeline is romance taken to its dramatic limits, in fact to the point of parody. Through his fresh and provocative readings of the plays we experience anew the delight of Shakespearean romance and glimpse the world of renewal at its heart.

Deconstructing Macbeth

The Hyperontological View
Author: Harald William Fawkner
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838633939
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 261
View: 655
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Macbeth is discussed in relation to Derrida's notion of the metaphysics of presence. Fawkner argues that the quest for metaphysical certitude in Macbeth is related to the hero's transformation from a heroic to a post-heroic status.

Macbeth

Blut wird mit Blut bezahlt. Thriller - Internationaler Bestseller
Author: Jo Nesbø
Publisher: Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
ISBN: 3641220807
Category: Fiction
Page: 624
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Jo Nesbøs packender Thriller über die Gier nach Macht Er kennt seine Feinde nur allzu gut. Inspector Macbeth ist der taffste Cop in einer maroden Industriestadt im Norden. Einen Deal nach dem anderen lässt er hochgehen, die Drogenbosse beißen sich an ihm die Zähne aus. Doch irgendwann wird die Verlockung zu groß: Geld, Respekt, Macht. Schnell aber wird ihm klar, dass einer wie er, der schon in der Gosse war, niemals ganz nach oben kommen wird. Außer – er tötet. Angestachelt von seiner Geliebten, schafft er sich einen Konkurrenten nach dem anderen vom Hals. In seinem Blutrausch merkt er nicht, dass er längst jenen dunklen Kräften verfallen ist, denen er einst den Kampf angesagt hat.

Macbeth


Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230576206
Category: Drama
Page: 208
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Helps the reader understand and enjoy Shakespeare on the stage as well as on the page. This book includes scene-by-scene summary of the play "Macbeth."

Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Sketches, criticisms, etc


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Der Totenmacher

Thriller
Author: Stuart MacBride
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641197961
Category: Fiction
Page: 832
View: 2420
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Es ist ein bizarrer Fund: Als man eine Mumie auf einer Mülldeponie entdeckt, vermutet die Polizei, dass sie aus einem Museum entwendet wurde. Bis eine weitere mumifizierte Leiche gefunden wird, und Röntgenaufnahmen beweisen, dass die Toten keineswegs antik sind: Die Männer wurden Opfer eines Killers, der mit höchster Grausamkeit vorging und dessen Werk noch nicht vollendet ist ... DC Callum MacGregor ermittelt in der rätselhaftesten Mordserie, die das schottische Oldcastle je gesehen hat.

Sketches, Criticisms, Etc


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Criticism
Page: 669
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Twentieth century interpretations of Macbeth

a collection of critical essays
Author: Terence Hawkes
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: N.A
Category: Drama
Page: 140
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Nineteen modern scholars consider Shakespeare's use of imagery, symbolism, and language as well as the central meaning of the tragedy

Aspects of Macbeth


Author: Kenneth Muir,Philip Edwards
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521291767
Category: Drama
Page: 86
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Contains scholarly articles examining various elements of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth."

Der Tyrann

Shakespeares Machtkunde für das 21. Jahrhundert
Author: Stephen Greenblatt
Publisher: Siedler Verlag
ISBN: 364122862X
Category: Social Science
Page: 224
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Was uns Shakespeare über Trump, Putin und Co. verrät Wie kann es sein, dass eine große Nation in die Hände eines Tyrannen fällt? Warum akzeptieren die Menschen die Lügen eines Mannes, der ihrem Land so offensichtlich schadet? Und gibt es eine Chance, den Tyrannen zu stoppen, ehe es zu spät ist? In seinen Dramen - von "Richard III." bis "Julius Cäsar" - hat sich William Shakespeare immer wieder mit diesen Fragen beschäftigt und vom Aufstieg der Tyrannen, von ihrer Herrschaft und ihrem Niedergang erzählt. Stephen Greenblatt, einer der renommiertesten Shakespeare-Experten unserer Zeit, zeigt uns, wie präzise und anschaulich der Dichter aus Stratford das Wesen der Tyrannei eingefangen hat – und wie erschreckend aktuell uns dies heute erscheint.

Shakespeare on screen : Macbeth


Author: Sarah HATCHUEL,Nathalie VIENNE-GUERRIN,Victoria BLADEN
Publisher: Publication Univ Rouen Havre
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 539
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This addition to the Shakespeare on Screen series reveals the remarkable presence of Macbeth in the global Shakespearean screenscape. What is it about Macbeth that is capable of extending beyond Scottish contexts and speaking globally, locally and “glocally”? Does the extensive adaptive reframing ofMacbeth suggest the paradoxical irrelevance of the original play? After examining the evident topic of the supernatural elements—the witches and the ghost—in the films, the essays move from a revisitation of the well-known American screen versions, to an analysis of more recent Anglophone productions and to world cinema (Asia, France, South Africa, India, Japan, etc.). Questions of lineage and progeny are broached, then extended into the wider issues of gender. Finally, ballet remediations, filmic appropriations, citations and mises-en-abyme of Macbeth are examined, and the book ends with an analysis of a Macbeth script that never reached the screen. Ce nouvel ouvrage de la série « Shakespeare à l’écran » révèle la présence remarquable de Macbeth dans le paysage filmique shakespearien à l’échelle mondiale. Comment expliquer qu’une pièce dont l’intrigue est ancrée dans une nation, l’Écosse, ait pu être absorbée par des cultures aussi diverses ? Les multiples adaptations de Macbeth suggèrent-elles, de manière paradoxale, une moindre pertinence de la pièce originelle ? Après avoir exploré la représentation des éléments surnaturels (les sorcières et le fantôme), le volume revisite les films américains « canoniques », les productions anglophones plus récentes et les versions d’autres aires culturelles (Asie, France, Afrique du Sud, Inde, Japon, etc.) Les questions de lignée et de descendance sont abordées, puis prolongées dans des articles sur la représentation du genre. Les versions dansées, les appropriations, les citations et les mises en abyme de Macbeth sont ensuite analysées, et ce parcours mène à un étrange objet – un scénario non filmé.

Macbeth: Language and Writing


Author: Emma Smith
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408156032
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 192
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Arden Student Guides: Language and Writing offer a new type of study aid which combines lively critical insight with practical guidance on the critical writing skills you need to develop in order to engage fully with Shakespeare s texts. The books core focus is on language: both understanding and enjoying Shakespeare s complex dramatic language, and expanding your own critical vocabulary, as you respond to his plays. Key features include: an introduction considering when and how the play was written, addressing the language with which Shakespeare created his work, as well as the generic, literary and theatrical conventions at his disposal detailed examination and analysis of the individual text, focusing on its literary, technical and historical intricacies discussion of performance history and the critical reception of the work a Writing matters section in every chapter, clearly linking the analysis of Shakespeare s language to your own writing strategies in coursework and examinations. Written by world-class academics with both scholarly insight and outstanding teaching skills, each guide will empower you to read and write about Shakespeare with increased confidence and enthusiasm. At a climactic point in the play, Macbeth realises that the witches have deceived him through their ambiguous language: they palter with us in a double sense . This book explores Shakespeare s own paltering in the play the densely rich language of ambition, of blood, and of guilt that structures Macbeth.

MacBest

Ein Roman von der bizarren Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492972268
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Nachdem er den König erdolcht hat, besteigt der finstere Herzog Felmet gemeinsam mit seiner unausstehlichen Gattin den Thron. Der wahre Thronerbe, ein zweijähriger Junge, wurde indes von fahrenden Schauspielern adoptiert. Nur ein unschlagbares Team kann jetzt noch helfen: der Geist des Königs, Gevatter Tod und Oma Wetterwachs mit ihren hexenden Freundinnen. Gemeinsam ersinnen sie einen unglaublichen Plan, der selbst Shakespeares Macbeth das Fürchten und Lachen zugleich lehren würde...

The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson,Lloyd Osbourne,Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson,William Ernest Henley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Elements of literature

literature of Britain, with World literature
Author: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, inc
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780030521188
Category: British literature
Page: 1284
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The Biographical Edition of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Lay Morals


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Scottish literature
Page: N.A
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