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What Happens in Hamlet

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Publisher Comments:

John Dover Wilson??'s What Happens in Hamlet is a classic of Shakespeare criticism. First published in 1935, it is still being read today throughout the English-speaking world and has been widely translated. Hamlet has excited more curiosity and aroused more debate than any other play ever written. Is Hamlet really mad? Does he really see his father??'s ghost, or is it an illusion? Is the ghost good or bad? What does it all mean? Dover Wilson brings out the significance of each part of the complex action, against the background. His analysis of the play emphasises Shakespeare??'s dramatic art and shows how the play must be seen and heard to be understood. This is a readable, entertaining and scholarly book.

Synopsis:

A scholarly examination of the plot and dramatic technique of Shakespeare's most controversial play.

Synopsis:

John Dover Wilson critiques Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Table of Contents

Preface to third edition; Preface to second edition; A letter by Mr Harold Child on some recent productions of Hamlet; Preface to first edition; 1. The road to Elsinore: being an epistle dedicatory to Dr W. W. Greg; 2. The tragic burden; 3. Ghost or devil?; 4. Antic disposition; 5. The multiple mouse-trap; 6. Hamlet’s make-up; 7. Failure and triumph; Appendixes; Notes to the second edition; Index of passages from Hamlet quoted or discussed; General index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521091091
Author:
Wilson, John Dover
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Wilson, J. Dover
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Hamlet
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Number:
3
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
7.29x4.90x.86 in. .70 lbs.

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