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Macbeth


Source: Macbeth (de Shakespear - Orson Welles) by Hersson Piratoba

Guide Contents

Historical Context 

  • The Real Macbeth - mid 11th century
  • King James I's ancestry
  • Maps of Scotland

Social & Political Context

  • Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot
  • Monarchy
  • Witches and Witch Hunting in Scotland & England

Shakepeare in Context

  • Playgoing in 1606-1607 London
  • Macbeth in performance

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