MACBETH. By William Shakespeare. Date Written: Between 1605 and 1607. For the test, just use 1606. Type of Play: tragedy Setting of Play: Scotland and England. Holinshed’s Chronicles. Written in 1577, it was the most impressive British history England had ever seen.
By William Shakespeare
Type of Play: tragedy
Setting of Play: Scotland and England
When words did not exist to express his thoughts, he made up his own- hundreds of them. Some include:
Eyeball, generous, investment, obscene, radiance, torture, unreal bedroom.
It is possible that editors improved or weakened some of Shakespeare’s manuscripts.
No original copy, or foul papers, of a Shakespeare play survived to the present day except for a few pages of Sir Thomas More, partly written by Shakespeare.