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Hamlet / Edition 1
     

Hamlet / Edition 1

by Maynard Mack Jr
 

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ISBN-10: 0867090197

ISBN-13: 2900867090191

Pub. Date: 04/04/1990

Publisher: Heinemann

In this quintessential Shakespearean tragedy, a young prince's halting pursuit of revenge for the murder of his father unfolds in a series of highly charged confrontations that have held audiences spellbound for nearly four centuries. Those fateful exchanges, and the anguished soliloquies that precede and follow them, probe depths of human feeling rarely sounded in

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In this quintessential Shakespearean tragedy, a young prince's halting pursuit of revenge for the murder of his father unfolds in a series of highly charged confrontations that have held audiences spellbound for nearly four centuries. Those fateful exchanges, and the anguished soliloquies that precede and follow them, probe depths of human feeling rarely sounded in any art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900867090191
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
04/04/1990
Series:
Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180

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Table of Contents

About the Series
About This Volume

PART I. HAMLET: THE COMPLETE TEXT

Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts

The Complete Text [1974 text, with notes, from The Riverside Shakespeare, edited by G. Blakemore Evans]
Notes on the Text Textual Notes

PART II. HAMLET: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM

A Critical History of Hamlet

Feminist Criticism and Hamlet
What Is Feminist Criticism?
Feminist Criticism: Selected Bibliography A Feminist Perspective:
Elaine Showalter, Representing Ophelia: Women, Madness, and the Responsibilities of Feminist Criticism

Psychoanalytic Criticism and Hamlet
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
Janet Adelman, "Man and Wife Is One Flesh": Hamlet and the Confrontation with the Maternal Body

Deconstruction and Hamlet
What Is Deconstruction?
Deconstruction: A Selected Bibliography A Deconstructionist Perspective:
Marjorie Garber, Hamlet: Giving Up the Ghost

Marxist Criticism and Hamlet
What Is Marxist Criticism?
Marxist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography A Marxist Perspective:
Michael D. Bristol, "Funeral-Bak'd-Meats": Carnival and the Carnivalesque in Hamlet

New Historicism and Hamlet
What Is New Historicism?
New Historicism: A SelectedBibliography A New Historicist Perspective:
Karin S. Coddon, "Suche Strange Desygns": Madness, Subjectivity, and Treason in Hamlet and Elizabethan Culture

Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms

About the Contributors

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