First Edition   ©1999


Texts and Contexts

William Shakespeare , William C. Carroll (Boston University)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-14454-7; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-14454-8; Format: Paper Text, 416 pages

This teaching edition of Shakespeare’s Macbeth reprints the Bevington edition of the play accompanied by six sets of primary documents and illustrations thematically arranged to offer a richly textured understanding of early modern culture and Shakespeare’s work within that culture. The texts include facsimiles of period documents, excerpts from King James’s writings on politics, contemporary writings on the nature of kingship and tyrannicide, Puritan and Catholic tracts, conduct book literature, and contemporary witchcraft pamphlets.