Monday, May 04, 2009

Podcast 6: Macbeth revision III - King Macbeth

Our third Macbeth revision podcast is called 'King Macbeth - law and order in Scotland', and deals with the importance of kingship and order in the play, as these ideas reflect thinking in Shakespeare's England. The 'cultural context' of the play, especially as seen through Duncan's rule in the first part of the drama, is discussed.

Two links to references in the podcast :-
  • a definition of 'tanistry' here
  • an family tree of James I, and characters in the play, here

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