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'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare'

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MS. German f. 1

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'Macbeth, ein Schauspiel ... nach Shakespear seinem Freunde Johann Erich Biesler in Berlin gewidmet von G. A. Bürger, 1790', a translation, possibly by Gottfried August Bürger (d. 1794).

Dates

  • written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger

Extent

100 pages

Language of Materials

  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. German f. 1, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. German f. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18883

Abstract

'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare', written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger

Biographical / Historical

Gottfried August Bürger (1747-1794) was a poet and translator.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29215.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Otto Harrassowitz of Leipzig (Catal. 77, art 121) on Dec. 23, 1881, for 2s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 7/8 × 4 3/4 in.
Title
'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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