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Hamlet is Shakespeare's most popular, and most puzzling, play. It follows the form of a "revenge tragedy," in which the hero, Hamlet, seeks vengeance against his father's murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties.Among them: What is the Ghost--Hamlet's father demanding justice, a tempting demon, an angelic messenger? Does Hamlet go mad, or merely pretend to? Once he is sure that Claudius is a murderer, why does he not act? Was his mother, Gertrude, unfaithful to her husband or complicit in his murder?

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Author: William Shakespeare
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Release: 2020-03-06
File: 130 Pages
ISBN-13: 9798622054068

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The core of the ground-breaking, three text edition, this self-contained, free-standing volume gives readers the Second Quarto text (1604-5) and includes in its Introduction, notes and Appendices all the reader might expect to find in any standard Arden edition. As well as a full, illustrated Introduction to the play?s historical, cultural and performance contexts and a thorough survey of critical approaches to the play, an appendix contains the additional passages found only in the 1623 text. The core of the ground-breaking, three text edition, this self-contained, free-standing volume gives readers the Second Quarto text (1604-5) and includes in its Introduction, notes and Appendices all the reader might expect to find in any standard Arden edition. As well as a full, illustrated Introduction to the play?s historical, cultural and performance contexts and a thorough survey of critical approaches to the play, an appendix contains the additional passages found only in the 1623 text.

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Genre: Drama
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
Release: 2006-03-21
File: 613 Pages
ISBN-13: 1904271324

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Author: John Poole
Publisher:
Release: 1814
File: 109 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:32044051050151

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THE STORY: Embodied here as a drama of what transpires in two worlds--an outer one of external events and an inner one of the mind--the action of the play centers on the second area, and the remarkably complex, exciting dialogue taking place within H

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Genre: Drama
Author: Paul Baker
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Release: 1971
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 0822204924

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Genre: History
Author: L.A. Sherman
Publisher: Рипол Классик
Release: 1928
File: 323 Pages
ISBN-13: 9785882933059

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Shakespeare's actors did not receive a copy of the entire script but instead worked from "cue-scripts" or "part scripts" which contained only the lines and cues for a single character. The Renaissance Acting Editions provide cue-scripts for those who wish to experiment with the early modern acting process. Each play in the series consists of a set of cue-scripts and an unabridged prompt-script in modern font edited and prepared from William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623. A "platt" (a.k.a. a "plot," a running list of entrances, exits, and major stage business) and instructions for assembling a cue-script roll are also included. These editions are not direct transcriptions of the First Folio texts. Original spelling, punctuation, and verse lineation have been retained throughout, but minimal revision has been done (e.g., correction of missing entrances and exits, restoration of simultaneous dialogue, etc.) to make the scripts more user-friendly.

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Genre: Drama
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Demitra Papadinis
Release:
File: Pages
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Genre: Businessmen
Author: Richards Edwards
Publisher:
Release: 1883
File: Pages
ISBN-13: CHI:102201239

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Gertrude and Claudius are the “villains” of Hamlet: he the killer of Hamlet’s father and usurper of the Danish throne, she his lusty consort, who marries Claudius before her late husband’s body is cold. But in this imaginative “prequel” to the play, John Updike makes a case for the royal couple that Shakespeare only hinted at. Gertrude and Claudius are seen afresh against a background of fond intentions and family dysfunction, on a stage darkened by the ominous shadow of a sullen, erratic, disaffected prince. “I hoped to keep the texture light,” Updike said of this novel, “to move from the mists of Scandinavian legend into the daylight atmosphere of the Globe. I sought to narrate the romance that preceded the tragedy.”

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Genre: Fiction
Author: John Updike
Publisher: Random House
Release: 2001-06-15
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780375411632

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Genre: Businessmen
Author: Richards Edwards
Publisher:
Release: 1882
File: Pages
ISBN-13: PRNC:32101075698462

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Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare's tragic dramas, complete with explanatory footnotes.

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Genre: Drama
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release: 2012-03-09
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780486110240

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