'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare'
'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).
- Creation: written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. German f. 1, pp. 1-2]
MS. German f. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18883
'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.
6 7/8 × 4 3/4 in.
- 'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare'
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