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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac 4
Primary Association Booth, Edwin
Associated Names Winter, William
Publication Date 1897
Country of Production United States
Date of Production c. 1897
Description William Winter's copy, unmarked. Contains William Winter's manuscript notes about C. Cushman's famous quote concerning Macbeth and about the historical setting of Macbeth. Also includes a letter from Edwin Booth to Winter (note by Winter dates it Oct. 29, 1872 from Portland, Maine).
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Edwin Booth - Macbeth; C Cushman - Lady Macbeth; Sarah Siddons - Lady Macbeth
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords character, cast, scenery
Visual Content Contains pictures of E. Booth as Macbeth, and C. Cushman and Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth.
Edition Booth-Winter edition, 1897
Shattuck Code MAC 105
Play Macbeth
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.