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William Shakespeare's Hamlet

A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

Edited by Sean McEvoy

Routledge – 2005 – 200 pages

Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

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    978-0-415-31433-6
    March 23rd 2006
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Description

William Shakespeare's Hamlet (c.1600-1601) has achieved iconic status as one of the most exciting and enigmatic of plays. It has been in almost constant production in Britain and throughout the world since it was first performed, fascinating generations of audiences and critics alike.

Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Shakespeare's remarkable play offers:

  • extensive introductory comment on the contexts, critical history and performance of the text, from publication to the present
  • annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews, critical works and the text itself
  • cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for further reading.

Contents

List of Illustrations. Series Editor's Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part 1: Contexts Part 2: Interpretations Part 3: Key Passages Part 4: Further Reading. Index

Name: William Shakespeare's Hamlet: A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Sean McEvoy. William Shakespeare's Hamlet (c.1600-1601) has achieved iconic status as one of the most exciting and enigmatic of plays. It has been in almost constant production in Britain and throughout the world since it was first performed, fascinating...
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