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William Shakespeare's Hamlet A Sourcebook
     

William Shakespeare's Hamlet A Sourcebook

by Sean McEvoy
 

ISBN-10: 0415314321

ISBN-13: 9780415314329

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415314329
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Routledge Guides to Literature Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of 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

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