Reading Hamlet

Reading Hamlet

by Bronwyn Mellor

Paperback(New Edition)

$16.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814138700
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Series: Chalkface Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Permissionsx
1.Revenge Tragedy1
Comparisons3
Amleth and Hamlet6
The Elizabethan World Picture7
Language and Verse8
Shakespeare's Language11
Imagery12
Vengeance Is Mine14
"Vendetta"15
2.Reading the Play20
3.Reading Character45
Gertrude45
Reading Ophelia (or, Who's Reading What?)52
Hamlet, the (Plural) Prince of Denmark57
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern64
Reading for Contradiction: Polonius69
Three Revengers?77
4.Ways of Reading and Writing83
Writing about Characters83
Language and Character91
True for All Time?93
What Is Hamlet About?94
Cutting Remarks96
Cutting Hamlet97
The Fifteen-Minute Hamlet97
Howdy Hamlet98
References99
About the Author101

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