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One of the most frequently read and performed of all stage works, Shakespeare's Hamlet is unsurpassed in its complexity and richness. Now the first fully annotated version of Hamlet makes the play completely accessible to readers in the twenty-first century. It has been carefully assembled with students, teachers, and the general reader in mind. Eminent linguist and translator Burton Raffel offers generous help with vocabulary and usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody, and usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody, and alternative readings of phrases and lines. His on-page annotations provide readers with all the tools they need to comprehend the play and begin to explore its many possible interpretations. This version of Hamlet is unparalleled for its thoroughness and adherence to sound linguistic principles. In his introduction, Raffel offers important background on the origins and previous versions of the Hamlet story, along with an analysis of the characters Hamlet and Ophelia. And in a concluding essay, Harold Bloom meditates on the originality of Shakespeare's achievement. The book also includes a careful selection of items for "Further Reading."

Synopsis:

- The Annotated Shakespeare General Editor: Burton Raffel

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300101058
Editor:
Raffel, Burton
Essay:
Bloom, Harold
Essay by:
Bloom, Harold
Essay:
Bloom, Harold
Editor:
Raffel, Burton
Author:
Raffel, Burton
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven
Subject:
General
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Fathers
Subject:
Revenge
Subject:
Denmark
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
Hamlet
Subject:
Princes
Subject:
Murder victims' families
Subject:
Fathers -- Death.
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Annotated Shakespeare
Series Volume:
v. 5
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.5 lb

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