Critical Guide

Streaming Video - 2005
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In this program, the major themes of Shakespeare's most popular tragedy are investigated by noted experts. Analyzing key scenes from an award-winning film production, Professor Robert Smallwood of the Shakespeare Centre and Professor Stanley Wells of the Shakespeare Institute examine how the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth changes during the course of the play; how Banquo's character serves as a counterpart to Macbeth's; whether Macbeth's character is at all admirable; and whether the play confirms that all tragedies are uniformly pessimistic. Host Graham MacTavish, an actor with the Stratford Shakespeare Company, establishes context and background for the play.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1997.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (33 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Critical guide


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