Table of Contents for Macbeth


Series Introduction ix
Introduction xi
Harold Bloom
Biography of William Shakespeare 1(4)
Summary of Macbeth 5(16)
Key Passages in Macbeth 21(14)
List of Characters in Macbeth
35(4)
CRITICISM THROUGH THE AGES
39(348)
Macbeth in the Seventeenth Century
41(8)
1606---William Warner. From A Continuance of Albions England
43(1)
c. 1611---Simon Forman. From The Bocke of Plaies and Notes thereof per Formans for Common Pollicie
43(2)
1664---William Davenant. Excerpts from his adaptation of Macbeth
45(3)
1664---1668---Samuel Pepys. From The Diary of Samuel Pepys
48(1)
Macbeth in the Eighteenth Century
49(28)
1708---John Dowries. From Roscius Anglicanus
51(1)
1745---Samuel Johnson. ``Macbeth,'' from Notes on Shakespeare's Plays
51(6)
1769---Elizabeth Montagu. ``The Tragedy of Macbeth'' from An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare
57(10)
1770---Francis Gentleman. ``Macbeth,'' from The Dramatic Censor; or, Critical Companion
67(1)
1780---William Richardson. ``On The Character of Macbeth,'' from A Philosophical Analysis and Illustration of Some of Shakespeare's Remarkable Characters
68(1)
1785----Thomas Whately. ``Remarks.'' From Remarks on Some of the Characters of Shakespere
69(8)
Macbeth in the Nineteenth Century
77(92)
1809---August Wilhelm von Schlegel. From Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature
80(4)
1817---William Hazlitt. ``Macbeth,'' from Characters of Shakespear's Plays
84(7)
1818---Samuel Taylor Coleridge. ``Notes on Macbeth,'' from Shakspeare, with Introductory Remarks on Poetry, the Drama, and the Stage
91(4)
1823----Thomas DeQuincey. From ``On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth''
95(2)
1832---Anna Jameson. ``Lady Macbeth,'' from Shakespeare's Heroines: Characteristics of Women: Moral, Poetical and Historical
97(16)
1836---Peter Eckermann. From Conversations with Goethe
113(1)
1839---Thomas Campbell. ``Mrs. Siddons Acts Lady Macbeth---Her Own Remarks on the Character'' and ``Observations on Mrs. Siddons Estimate,'' from The Life of Mrs. Siddons
114(17)
1864---Victor Hugo. From William Shakespeare
131(2)
1867---P. W. Clayden. From ``Macbeth and Lady Macbeth,'' from The Fortnightly Review
133(14)
1877---Henry Irving. ``The Third Murderer in Macbeth,'' from The Nineteenth Century
147(3)
1880---H. N. Hudson. ``Macbeth,'' from Shakespeare: His Life, Art, and Characters
150(4)
1882---Frances Anne Kemble. ``Some Notes upon the Characters in Shakespeare's Play of Macbeth? from Notes Upon Some of Shakespeare's Plays
154(9)
1893---Richard G. Moulton. From Chapter VII, ``Macbeth, Lord and Lady: A Study in Character-Contrast,'' in Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist
163(2)
1898---Georg Brandes. ``Macbeth in Comparison to Hamlet'' from William Shakespeare: A Critical Study
165(4)
Macbeth in the Twentieth Century
169(180)
1904---A. C. Bradley. ``Lecture IX: Macbeth'' and ``Lecture X: Macbeth,'' from Shakespearean Tragedy
172(49)
1916---Sigmund Freud. ``Remarks on Macbeth,'' from Some Character-types Met With in Psychoanalytic Work
221(3)
1917---Arthur Quiller-Couch. ``Macbeth,'' from Notes on Shakespeare's Workmanship
224(11)
1930---G. Wilson Knight. From ``Macbeth and the Metaphysic of Evil,'' from The Wheel of Fire
235(4)
1947---Cleanth Brooks. ``The Naked Babe and the Cloak of Manliness,'' from The Well Wrought Urn
239(15)
1950---Henry N. Paul. ``Macbeth's Imagination,'' from The Royal Play of Macbeth
254(10)
1951---Harold C. Goddard. ``Macbeth,'' from The Meaning of Shakespeare
264(28)
1958---Francis Fergusson. ``Macbeth,'' from Shakespeare: The Pattern in His Carpet
292(12)
1959---L. C. Knights. ``Macbeth: A Lust for Power,'' from Some Shakespearean Themes
304(16)
1976---John Berryman. ``Notes on Macbeth'' from The Freedom of the Poet
320(2)
1986---William Empson. ``Macbeth,'' from Essays on Shakespeare
322(17)
1987---Harold Bloom. ``Introduction,'' from Macbeth (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations series)
339(4)
1991---Thomas McAlindon. From ``Macbeth,'' in Shakespeare's Tragic Cosmos
343(3)
1996---Harold Bloom. ``Introduction,'' from Macbeth (Bloom's Notes series)
346(3)
Macbeth in the Twenty-first Century
349(38)
2003---Michael L. Hays. ``Macbeth: Loyal Stewards and Royal Succession,'' from Shakespearean Tragedy as Chivalric Romance
350(8)
2005---Alexander Leggatt. ``Macbeth: A Deed Without a Name,'' from Shakespeare's Tragedies: Violation and Identity
358(29)
Bibliography 387(4)
Acknowledgments 391(2)
Index 393