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" Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me, from the crown to the toe, top-full Of direst cruelty... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 58
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Devil Theatre: Demonic Possession and Exorcism in English Renaissance Drama ...

Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 220 pages
...his fiend-like queen' (5.11.35), and in Act 1, scene 5, she asks to be unsexed by murder demons: Come you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty. (1.5.38-41) We do not have to maintain, with Walter Clyde Curry, that 'without...
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Richard Wagners Shaekespeare Wagner in der Diskussion, Bd. 3 €24,80 / Sfr 44,10

Yvonne Nilges - Opera - 2007 - 189 pages
...der zu ihrer Dehumanisierung (und Defeminisierung) die Unterwelt anrufenden Lady Macbeth: „Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty [!]." (Macbeth, I, 5, Vs. 38-41) 15 Auf die Parallele verweist bereits Isolde...
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Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays

Joan Fitzpatrick - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 166 pages
...prophecies, Lady Macbeth echoes their demonic incantations in her invocation to the powers of darkness: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here. And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty. Make thick my blood, Stop up th' access and passage to remorse, That no...
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The Quotable Bitch: Women Who Tell It Like It Really Is

...Macbeth: The raven himself is hoarse That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan Under my battlements. Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty! make thick my blood; Stop up the access and passage to remorse, That no...
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Imagination und ihre Macht - Shakespeares Macbeth als eine frühe Form der ...

Oliver Kast - 2007 - 104 pages
...jene des Himmels. Sie selber führen den Zerfall der Person und damit auch den ihres Zusammen"Come, you Spirits/ That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here,/ And fill me, from the crown to the toe, top-full/ Of direst cruelty! make thick my blood,/ Stop up th'access and passage to remorse; [...]"!....
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Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's ...

Robert A. Logan - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 251 pages
...of the manliness to which Macbeth aspires in his role as murderer and unregenerate criminal: Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe topfull Of direst cruelty. Make thick my blood; Stop up th' access and passage to remorse, That no...
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Be bloody, bold and resolute - Über Ehrgeiz und Gewissen in Macbeth

Kerstin Nowak - 2007 - 40 pages
...Rücksichtslosigkeit zu erlangen, verlangt sie im ersten Akt von „spirits that tend on mortal thoughts"22: „unsex me here and fill me from the crown to the toe topfull of direst cruelty"23. Sie verleugnet ihre Weiblichkeit zugunsten ihres Ehrgeizes, oder vielmehr,...
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