Gleeditions The Tragedy of Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
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• Text based directly on First Folio (1623)
• Updated spelling and punctuation
• Modernization of some commonly
used word forms (e.g., ye to you)
Context/Background in Brief
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• Map of medieval Scotland
• Kingship of the historical Macbeth
• Kings and wives in Gaelic society
• Family tree: King Duncan to James I
• Fact v. fiction in Macbeth (chart)
• Shakespeare's sources
• Witches in Renaissance life and literature
• Censorship in Shakespeare's England
• The Gunpowder Plot
• Performance History (a cursed play?)
• Hyperlinked index
• Table of Contents
• Search box
• Interpage links (e.g., Next Page)
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