Witches and Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth
This colorful and surprising look at one of the world's best-known dramas draws on the author's knowledge of the intrigue and drama of Jacobean England. By returning Macbeth to the context of its own time, Wills recreates the burning theological and political crises of Shakespeare's era, transforming the play into the struggle for the soul of a nation.
223 pages, includes appendixes, notes and indexes. Published by Oxford University Press, 1995.
Hardcover. $19.95. ISBN 0-19-508879-4.