McDougal Littell Nextext: Hamlet Grades 6-12 2002

McDougal Littell Nextext: Hamlet Grades 6-12 2002

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618120513

ISBN-13: 9780618120512

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The text is taken from the Norton Critical Edition and includes a preface and footnotes by Byrus Hoy, professor emeritus at the University of Rochester. The preface speaks to the choice of text—primarily the second quarto with reliance on the folio as necessary—and places it in the context of its times and of the evolving criticism of the play.  See more details below

Overview

The text is taken from the Norton Critical Edition and includes a preface and footnotes by Byrus Hoy, professor emeritus at the University of Rochester. The preface speaks to the choice of text—primarily the second quarto with reliance on the folio as necessary—and places it in the context of its times and of the evolving criticism of the play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618120512
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
McDougal Littell Nextext Series
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.59(w) x 0.76(h) x (d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

About the Series
About This Volume
Pt. 1Hamlet: The Complete Text
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts3
The Complete Text27
Note on the Text154
Textual Notes156
Pt. 2Hamlet: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Hamlet181
Feminist Criticism and Hamlet208
What Is Feminist Criticism?208
Feminist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography215
A Feminist Perspective: Representing Ophelia: Women, Madness, and the Responsibilities of Feminist Criticism220
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Hamlet241
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?241
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography251
A Psychoanalytic Perspective: "Man and Wife Is One Flesh": Hamlet and the Confrontation with the Maternal Body256
Deconstruction and Hamlet283
What Is Deconstruction?283
Deconstruction: A Selected Bibliography293
A Deconstructionist Perspective: Hamlet: Giving Up the Ghost297
Marxist Criticism and Hamlet332
What Is Marxist Criticism?332
Marxist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography345
A Marxist Perspective: "Funeral-Bak'd Meats": Carnival and the Carnivalesque in Hamlet348
The New Historicism and Hamlet368
What Is the New Historicism368
The New Historicism: A Selected Bibliography377
A New Historicist Perspective: "Suche Strange Desygns": Madness, Subjectivity, and Treason in Hamlet and Elizabethan Culture380
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms403
About the Contributors416

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