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In Harold Bloom's New York Times bestseller Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, the world's foremost literary critic theorized on the authorship of Hamlet. In this engaging new stand-alone work, he offers a full and warmly personal account of the play itself, explores its extraordinary impact throughout history, and seeks to uncover the mystery at its heart.

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"Short, sophisticated and opinionated, this is a thorny goodie for Bardolators and Bloomians." Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

In Harold Bloom's New York Times bestseller Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, the world's foremost literary critic theorized on the authorship of Hamlet. In this engaging new stand-alone work, he offers a full and warmly personal account of the play itself, explores its extraordinary impact throughout history, and seeks to uncover the mystery at its heart.

About the Author

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor of English at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard.

Table of Contents

Hamlet: Poem Unlimited Preface

One: Inferring Hamlet

Two: Horatio

Three: Plays Within Plays Within Plays

Four: Two Soliloquies

Five: Ophelia

Six: Shakespeare to the Players

Seven: The Mousetrap: Contrary Will

Eight: Gertrude

Nine: Claudius

Ten: The Impostume

Eleven: The Grave-Digger

Twelve: Wonder-Wounded Hearers

Thirteen: In My Heart There was a Kind of Fighting

Fourteen: We Defy Augury

Fifteen: Let It Be

Sixteen: Apotheosis and Tragedy

Seventeen: Hamlet and the High Places

Eighteen: Fortinbras

Nineteen: Had I But Time—O, I Could Tell You

Twenty: Annihilation: Hamlet's Wake

Twenty-One: The Fusion of High and Popular Art

Twenty-Two: Hamlet As the Limit of Stage Drama

Twenty-Three: The End of Our Time

Twenty-Four: The Hero of Consciousness

Twenty-Five: Hamlet and No End

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573223775
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Publisher:
Riverhead Trade
Subject:
General
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Tragedy
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20040302
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.14x5.02x.53 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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In Harold Bloom's New York Times bestseller Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, the world's foremost literary critic theorized on the authorship of Hamlet. In this engaging new stand-alone work, he offers a full and warmly personal account of the play itself, explores its extraordinary impact throughout history, and seeks to uncover the mystery at its heart.
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