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Hamlet

by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,

Format: Print Book 1992
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PR2807.A2 W35 1992x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PR2807.A2 W35 1992x
 
 
Summary
In this quintessential Shakespearean drama, Hamlet's halting pursuit of revenge for his father's death unfolds in a series of highly charged confrontations that climax in tragedy. Probing the depths of human feeling like few other works of art, the play is reprinted here from an authoritative British edition complete with illuminating footnotes.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Applying the Classics Illustrated formula (interpreting canonical literature in a graphic format) to Shakespeare's moody tragedy unfortunately doesn't make the play's structure less complex or more readily accessible. But the imagery does translate some of the main tropes of the drama: the ravages of age, the innermost fears of outwardly self-confident youth. Speeches placed in snippets within balloons are difficult to follow unless the reader is already familiar with who should be saying what from experience with the original text. This is then best suited as supplementary, rather than introductory, material for the classroom.--Goldsmith, Francisca Copyright 2009 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Dover thrift editions.
Subjects Hamlet -- (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Princes -- Drama.
Denmark -- Drama.
Publisher New York :1992
Edition Dover edition.
Contributors Appelbaum, Stanley, editor.
Weller, Shane, editor.
Language English
Description vi, 122 pages ; 21 cm.
ISBN 9780486272788
0486272788
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