Between The Lines
ABOUT THE EVENT
Macbeth by William Shakespeare was be rediscovered, explored & demystified by Chandrani Chatterjee. This session is part of an on-going series in which works of literary importance are put under a magnifying glass.
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist.He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”.His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright
“Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.”
Macbeth is a tragedy by William Shakespeare; it is thought to have been first performed in 1606. dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Of all the plays that Shakespeare wrote during the reign of James I, who was patron of Shakespeare’s acting company, Macbeth most clearly reflects the playwright’s relationship with his sovereign.
“Come what come may,
Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.”
– William Shakespeare, Macbeth,
DATE: Tuesday, 9th Oct
TIME: 6 PM