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Macbeth (1606): ENG 101

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Recommended Secondary Sources for ENG 101 Students

GENDER ROLES

Daalder, Joost. "Shakespeare's Attitude to Gender in Macbeth." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Michelle Lee, vol. 57, Gale, 2001, pp. 256–63. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/MYNURJ217873364/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=3c45182e. Originally published in Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association Journal, no. 70, Nov. 1988, pp. 366–85.

Kimbrough, Robert. "Macbeth: The Prisoner of Gender." Shakespeare Studies, vol. 16, Jan. 1983, pp. 175–90. Academic Search Premier, search-ebscohost-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=7166190&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Liston, William T. "'Male and Female Created He Them': Sex and Gender in Macbeth." College Literature, vol. 16, no. 3, 1989, pp. 232–39. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/25111824.

Long, Michael. "Men, Women and Babes." Macbeth, Twayne Publishers, 1989, pp. 54–64. Twayne's New Critical Introductions to Shakespeare 9. Gale eBooks, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX1706300014/GVRL?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=98d65073.

Thompson, Mary Ives, and Francesco Aristide Ancona. "He Says/She Says: Shakespeare’s Macbeth (A Gender/Personality Study)." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Lawrence J. Trudeau, vol. 158, Gale, 2014, pp. 30–37. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/NUGBSS133148261/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=955cd4a4. Originally published in Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, vol. 27, no. 3-4, 2005, pp. 59–70.

DARKEST TRAGEDY

Bernad, Miguel A. "The Five Tragedies in Macbeth." Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 1, winter 1962, pp. 49–61. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/2866894.

Foreman, Walter C., Jr. "Tragic Death and Dull Survival." The Music of the Close: The Final Scenes of Shakespeare's Tragedies, The UP of Kentucky, 2015, pp. 1–28. Project MUSE, muse-jhu-edu.ezproxy.aacc.edu/chapter/1532778.

McElroy, Bernard. "'And That’s True Too': The World of Shakespearean Tragedy." Shakespeare’s Mature Tragedies, Princeton UP, 2014, pp. 3–28. EBSCO eBook Collection, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=791498&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_3.

McElroy, Bernard. "Macbeth: The Torture of the Mind." Shakespeare’s Mature Tragedies, Princeton UP, 2014, pp. 206–37. EBSCO eBook Collection, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=791498&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_206.

Shanley, J. Lyndon. "Macbeth: The Tragedy of Evil." College English, vol. 22, no. 5, Feb. 1961, pp. 305–11. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/373470.

BIBLICAL ALLUSIONS

Battenhouse, Roy W. "Shakespeare and the Tragedy of Our Time." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Laurie Lanzen Harris and Mark W. Scott, vol. 3, Gale, 1986, pp. 269–71. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/MUOKNW532416849/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=5b67c554. Originally published in Theology Today, vol. 8, no. 4, Jan. 1952, pp. 518–34.

Irwin, William. "Despairing Macbeth: A Speech Out of Place." Philosophy and Literature, vol. 43 no. 1, Apr. 2019, pp. 1–10. Project MUSE, https://doi.org/10.1353/phl.2019.0000.

Ryken, Leland. "Shakespeare and the Bible." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Lawrence J. Trudeau, vol. 170, Gale, 2016, pp. 273–83. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/UCVEEJ017004437/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=b07a7dcd. Originally published in Word and Rite: The Bible and Ceremony in Selected Shakespearean Works, edited by Beatrice Batson, Cambridge Scholars, 2010, pp. 1–22.

Shaheen, Naseeb. "Macbeth." Biblical References in Shakespeare's Plays, U of Delaware P, 2011, pp. 548–67. ProQuest Ebook Central, ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/lib/aacc-ebooks/reader.action?docID=1246207&ppg=548.

Streete, Adrian. "What Bloody Man Is That?: Questioning Biblical Typology in Macbeth." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Michelle Lee, vol. 146, Gale, 2012, pp. 196–208. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/PRKNEV359950064/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=bf0ba575. Originally published in Shakespeare, vol. 5, no. 1, Apr. 2009, pp. 18–35.

EVIL

Charney, Maurice. "Macbeth." Shakespeare’s Villains, Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2012, pp. 71–88. EBSCO eBook Collection,login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=433598&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_71.

Degünther, Alina. Good and Evil in Shakespeare´s King Lear and Macbeth. Anchor, 2014. EBSCO ebook Collection, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=773008&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_i.

Fabiny, Tibor."'Rota Fortunae' and the Symbolism of Evil in Shakespearean Tragedy." Literature and Theology, vol. 3, no. 3, Nov. 1989, pp. 319–30. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/23924922.

Keller, J. Gregory. "The Moral Thinking of Macbeth." Philosophy and Literature, vol. 29, no. 1, Apr. 2005, pp. 41–56. Project MUSE, https://doi.org/10.1353/phl.2005.0006.

Ribner, Irving. "Macbeth: The Pattern of Idea and Action." Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 2, spring 1959, pp. 147–59. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/2866920.

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OTHER POSSIBLE RELEVANT SOURCES

Amini, Zahra. "Out of the Hurly-Burly of Genders and Still Feminine: A Cixousian Reading of Lady Macbeth." Fundamental Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Gender, Psychology and Politics, edited by Maryam Beyad and Ali Salami, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, pp. 141–49. EBSCO eBook Collection, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1105046&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_141.

Balestraci, Mary. "Shakespeare’s 'Wonderful Woman': A Victorian Defense of Lady Macbeth." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Rebecca Parks, vol. 194, Gale, 2020, pp. 281–94. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/DXNYCE919207709/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=2558d82c. Originally published in Victorians Institute Journal, vol. 43, 2015, pp. 161–88.

Bates, Jennifer Ann. "Richard III, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Henry V: Conscience, Hypocrisy, Self-Deceit and the Tragedy of Ethical Life." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Rebecca Parks, vol. 194, Gale, 2020, pp. 217–32. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/JIYIIE879171498/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=f82bba90. Originally published in Hegel and Shakespeare on Moral Imagination, State U of New York P, 2010, pp. 201–21.

Biggins, Dennis. "Sexuality, Witchcraft, and Violence in Macbeth." Shakespeare Studies, vol. 8, Jan. 1975, pp. 255–77. Academic Search Premier, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=7168012&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Callaghan, Dympna. "Wicked Women in Macbeth: A Study of Power, Ideology, and the Production of Motherhood." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Michelle Lee, vol. 100, Gale, 2006, pp. 289–97. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/ERNNTA667501536/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=85a4e52c. Originally published in Reconsidering the Renaissance: Papers from the Twenty-First Annual Conference, edited by Mario A. Di Cesare, 1992, pp. 355–69, Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies.

Chamberlain, Stephanie. "Fantasizing Infanticide: Lady Macbeth and the Murdering Mother in Early Modern England." College Literature, vol. 32, no. 3, summer 2005, pp. 72–91. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/25115288.

Colston, Ken. "Macbeth and the Tragedy of Sin." Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, vol. 13 no. 4, fall 2010, pp. 60–95. Project MUSE, https://doi.org/10.1353/log.2010.0002.

Cunningham, Dolora G. "Macbeth: The Tragedy of the Hardened Heart." Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 1, winter 1963, pp. 39–47. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/2868135.

Davidson, Clifford. "Evil and Fascination in Macbeth." Parergon, vol. 34, no. 1, 2017, pp. 129–41. Project MUSE, https://doi.org/10.1353/pgn.2017.0031.

Greene, James J. "Macbeth: Masculinity as Murder." American Imago, vol. 41, no. 2, summer 1984, pp. 155–80. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/26303589.

Jack, Jane H. "MacBeth, King James, and the Bible." ELH, vol. 22, no. 3, Sept. 1955, pp. 173–93. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/2871874.

Kaaber, Lars. "Before the Play: James the First, the Witches, and the Bible." Murdering Ministers: A Close Look at Shakespeare’s Macbeth in Text, Context and Performance, Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2016, pp. xxiii–xxix. ProQuest Ebook Central, ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/lib/aacc-ebooks/reader.action?docID=4648792&ppg=23.

Kahn, Coppélia. "The Milking Babe and the Bloody Man in Coriolanus and Macbeth." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Dana Ramel Barnes, vol. 40, Gale, 1998, pp. 33–51. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/MASFJR763031156/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=cca0d4ec. Originally published in Man's Estate: Masculine Identity in Shakespeare, U of California P, 1981, pp. 151–92.

Martin, Catherine Gimelli. "The 'Reason' of Radical Evil: Shakespeare, Milton, and the Ethical Philosophers." Studies in Philology, vol. 113, no. 1, winter 2016, pp. 163–97. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/43921882.

Proser, Matthew N. Macbeth: "The Manly Image." Heroic Image in Five Shakespearean Tragedies, Princeton UP, 2015, pp. 51-91. Project MUSE, https://muse-jhu-edu.ezproxy.aacc.edu/chapter/1733887.

Ramsey, Jarold. "The Perversion of Manliness in Macbeth." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, vol. 13, no. 2, spring 1973, pp. 285–300. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/449740.

Schiffer, James. "Macbeth and the Bearded Women." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Michelle Lee, vol. 100, Gale, 2006, pp. 283–89. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/BQTQZB176270715/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=e70fde72. Originally published in In Another Country: Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama, edited by Dorothea Kehler and Susan Baker, Scarecrow Press, 1991, pp. 205–17.

Sentov, Ana. "'Unnatural Hags': Shakespeare's Evil Women in Titus Andronicus, King Lear and Macbeth." European English Messenger, vol. 23, no. 1, summer 2014, pp. 27–31. Gale Literature, link.gale.com/apps/doc/A372450564/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=8048e546.

Smith, Bruce R. "Resexing Lady Macbeth's Gender—and Ours." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Michelle Lee, vol. 146, Gale, 2012, pp. 222–35. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/XUMLBR836370711/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=75a3e4a9. Originally published in Presentism, Gender, and Sexuality in Shakespeare, edited by Evelyn Gajowski, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, pp. 25–48.

Snyder, Susan. "Theology As Tragedy in Macbeth." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Michelle Lee, vol. 44, Gale, 1999. Gale Literature Criticism, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/DICXCK028806429/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=39cd8a82. Originally published in Christianity and Literature, vol. 43, no. 3-4, spring-summer 1994, pp. 289–300.

Thomas, Catherine E. "(Un)sexing Lady Macbeth: Gender, Power, and Visual Rhetoric in Her Graphic Afterlives." Shakespearean Criticism, edited by Rebecca Parks, vol. 194, Gale, 2020, pp. 247–60. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/GWBERQ271678226/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=33fbd377. Originally published in The Upstart Crow, vol. 31, 2012, pp. 81–102.

Usongo, Kenneth. "A Comparative Analysis of Political Ambition." Politics and Romance in Shakespeare’s Four Great Tragedies. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, pp. 87–101. EBSCO eBook Collection, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1517788&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_101.

Xaver, Savannah. "Blood And Milk: The Masculinity of Motherhood in Shakespeare’s Macbeth." Critical Insights: Macbeth, edited by William W. Weber, Salem Press, 2017. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?articleName=CIMacbeth_0013.

Zitner, Sheldon P. "Macbeth and the Moral Scale of Tragedy." The Journal of General Education, vol. 16, no. 1, Penn State UP, 1964, pp. 20–28. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/27795907.

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