Shakespeare: Macbeth
This playlist brings together four courses on Shakespeare's Macbeth. The first two provide a detailed analysis of individual scenes and key themes in the play, while the other two look at the broader contexts of the supernatural in literature and the genre of tragedy.
 
What this playlist includes:
52 lectures across 4 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Shakespeare: Macbeth
Prof. John McRae
Nottingham University
1.1. Introduction – 21:28
1.2. Act 1, Scenes 1-2 – 08:22
1.3. Act 1, Scene 3 – 13:44
1.4. Act 1, Scene 4 – 05:35
1.5. Act 1, Scene 5 – 10:20
1.6. Act 1, Scenes 6-7 – 19:15
1.7. Act 2, Scene 1 – 07:15
1.8. Act 2, Scene 2 – 05:34
1.9. Act 2, Scenes 3-4 – 12:12
1.10. Act 3, Scene 1 – 08:06
1.11. Act 3, Scenes 2-3 – 05:51
1.12. Act 3, Scene 4 – 08:02
1.14. Act 4, Scene 1 – 09:16
1.15. Act 4, Scene 2 – 05:03
1.16. Act 4, Scene 3 – 12:06
1.17. Act 5, Scenes 1-5 – 10:35
1.18. Act 5, Scenes 5-8 – 10:03
1.19. Act 5, Scene 9 – 04:33
2. Shakespeare: Macbeth
Mr Stephen Siddall
Independent Scholar
2.2. The Supernatural – 12:27
2.3. Women – 11:41
2.4. Kingship – 08:40
2.5. Directors' Choices – 12:03
3. The Supernatural: A Complete History
Prof. Nick Groom
Exeter University
3.1. Ballads – 11:16
3.2. Revenge Tragedy – 09:37
3.3. Early Vampires – 10:10
3.4. Victorian Vampires – 11:25
3.5. The Uncanny – 19:11
3.6. The Victorian Uncanny – 07:41
3.7. English Ghosts – 14:28
3.8. The American Supernatural – 11:41
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