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Hamlet(illustrated) By William Shakespeare
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Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has... More > murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness—from overwhelming grief to seething rage—and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruptio< Less
Reading Shakespeare's Hamlet By John Lennard
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This book approaches Shakespeare as utterly a man of the theatre, a professional actor before he was a playwright and a resident dramatist who knew intimately the actors for whom he wrote. It... More > continues by ‘Approaching Hamlet’ in that light, and as a revenge tragedy deliberately overloaded with complications. The middle chapters look in detail at the ‘Actors and Players’ of the drama, starting with the Ghost and ending with ‘the best actors in the world’, and at Shakespeare’s favourite ‘Acts and Devices’ as deployed within it. A final chapter considers Hamlet and Twelfth Night, written and premiered in close succession, as an unexpectedly resonant pair, a surprisingly funny revenge tragedy and a surprisingly bleak revenge comedy that for the first audiences would have complemented one another. The annotated Bibliography includes the current major editions of Hamlet, the major film-adaptations, and a selection of both the best criticism and the most useful websites.< Less
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark By William Shakespeare Shakespeare
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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by the English poet William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set... More > in Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is called to wreak upon his uncle, Claudius, by the ghost of Hamlet's father, King Hamlet. Claudius had murdered his own brother and seized the throne, also marrying his deceased brother's widow. Hamlet is Shakespeare's longest play, and is considered among the most powerful and influential works of world literature, with a story capable of "seemingly endless retelling and adaptation by others". It was one of Shakespeare's most popular works during his lifetime, and still ranks among his most performed, topping the performance list of the Royal Shakespeare Company and its predecessors in Stratford-upon-Avon since 1879.< Less
The Switzer's Guide To Hamlet By Darran Foxon
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What is it like to be an extra with the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company? Eight ordinary residents of Stratford found out in the summer of 2004. They played Switzers (Swiss mercenaries) in Mr... More > Michael Boyd's production of Hamlet starring Toby Stephens in the title role. "The Switzer's Guide To Hamlet" is a comic account of their experiences. It has been featured on BBC radio and Mr Boyd said of the Guide that "it is great to see it all from your point-of-view."< Less
Hamlet’s Other Purpose By GEORGE F. HELD
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Hamlet first appears on stage in the second scene; he does not learn of his father’s murder until the fifth. That he is presented to us before learning of that murder is a most important... More > element in the play’s structure, for Shakespeare employs that second scene to bring out that Hamlet, even before learning of his father’s murder and of the need to avenge it, already has another purpose to which he is passionately dedicated. This other purpose remains of primary importance to him throughout the play. His pursuit of it is what impedes his pursuit of the purpose of revenge. His other purpose is to prove that his love, unlike his mother's, really is and does not merely seem.< Less
Hamlet Study Guide & Outline By Total Class Notes
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Hamlet Study Guide & Outline In Hamlet, William Shakespeare takes us on a journey exploring Hamlet’s trials in pursuing revenge against his uncle for murdering his father in marital... More > pursuit of his mother. This study guide for Hamlet provides you with a reflective reading of this internationally bestselling novel. This Study Guide for William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is short, clear and to give you a clear and a better understanding of the novel; makes your literature teaching and studying easier and quicker. Created by teachers and professors, this is the best Hamlet study guide book in the market, and it guarantees to ease your literature homework headaches and help you score high in exams. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of themes, this Hamlet Study & Review Guide by Total Class Notes has everything.< Less
Ham-Let By Paul Tumilty
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The time is the present. Lord William McFadden has recently died and his eldest son Jock is preparing to inherit the family estate. He is also in the process of organising the sale of the family... More > estate which he has always hated. The butler, Fortesque attempts to disrupt the sale. Three prospective buyers are dispatched over the course of one week end. Meantime Lord William’s will is read with unexpected results….< Less
Ham-Let By Paul Tumilty
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The time is the present. Lord William McFadden has recently died and his eldest son Jock is preparing to inherit the family estate. He is also in the process of organising the sale of the family... More > estate which he has always hated. The butler, Fortesque attempts to disrupt the sale. Three prospective buyers are dispatched over the course of one week end. Meantime Lord William’s will is read with unexpected results….< Less
The Tragedie of Hamlet. Prince of Denmark By George MacDonald
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This edition of The Tragedie of Hamlet. Prince of Denmark A Study with the Text of the Folio of 1623 by George MacDonald is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
Hamlet and the Ghost King By Simon A. Thalmann
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How boring can a Saturday get? When schoolmates Aidan, Chris and Emma find themselves stuck at Aidan’s house with nothing to do during a big storm, they think their weekend is a bust. Little do... More > they know a mysterious man who calls himself the professor is on his way with an even more mysterious surprise that will leave the three friends anything but bored...< Less

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