Deconstructing Macbeth

Deconstructing Macbeth

Author: Harald William Fawkner

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

ISBN: 0838633935

Page: 261

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I do not think that Macbeth at any point " becomes evil " in order to become a murderer ( although murder in itself obviously is evil ) . I think , with John Bayley , that it " is essential to the hypnotic tension of the play that ...

Macbeth is discussed in relation to Derrida's notion of the metaphysics of presence. Fawkner argues that the quest for metaphysical certitude in Macbeth is related to the hero's transformation from a heroic to a post-heroic status.



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