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The Tragedy of Macbeth

Macbeth (full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. Set mainly in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.

Macbeth is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy, and tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia, and he soon becomes a tyrannical ruler as he is forced to commit more and more murders to protect himself from enmity and suspicion. The bloodbath and consequent civil war swiftly take Macbeth and Lady Macbeth into the realms of arrogance, madness, and death. (from wikipedia.org)

Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V

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Macbeth - wikipedia
Macbeth (full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. Set mainly in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.
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e-Books
The Tragedy of Macbeth
By William Shakespeare. The text of this work is in the "Public Domain" in Australia. Table of Contents. Act I. Act II. Act III. Act IV. Act V.
The Tragedy of Macbeth
By William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; Edmund Kerchever Chambers, 1866-1954. Topics: Shakespeare, Tragedy, Curse, Witch, King, Scotland. Collection: opensource.
The Tragedy of Macbeth
By William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; Richard Jones, 1855-1923. Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & co. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
Macbeth
By William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; edited by Thomas Marc Parrott, 1866-1960. Topics: Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent, Regicides. Publisher: New York, American Book Co. Book Contributor: The Library of Congress.

Audio Books
The Tragedy of Macbeth
LibriVox recording of The Tragedy of MacBeth by William Shakespeare. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.
The Tragedy of Macbeth
LibriVox recording of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.