Number and Geometry in Shakespeare's Macbeth

Number and Geometry in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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In the Renaissance world, artists, writers and architects often composed their works according to numerical and musical harmonies. This book studies the patterns and rhythms of 'Macbeth, ' with the author claiming to have found the hidden structure in the playThere are great concentric circles, which cut each act in two mirror-points and link all acts together, along whose pathways ... In the end only the right questions asked in the right mood get the right answers. ... At line 343, for instance, (1, 5) Lady Macbeth, looking up from the letter, speaks her own words for the first time in theanbsp;...

Title:Number and Geometry in Shakespeare's Macbeth
Author:Sylvia Eckersley
Publisher:Floris Books - 2007


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