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Context Handbook for Macbeth

Click on the button above to access a ‘handbook’ of context snippets on Macbeth.  I’ve put links to the original articles at the top of each page.


  1. King James’s Witch Hunts
  2. Concepts of Tragedy
  3. The Divine Right of Kings
  4. Good and Evil in Macbeth
  5. Going to the Theatre in Shakespeare’s Time
  6. The Gunpowder Plot
  7. Soliloquies
  8. The Form and Structure of Shakespeare’s Language
  9. Regicide
  10. Hospitality, Food and Feasting

Hope it’s useful –