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The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Signet Classics)

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There is arguably no work of fiction quoted as often as William Shakespeare's Hamlet. This haunting tragedy has touched audiences for centuries. Now Bruce Coville makes this play the next of his dynamic adaptations of the Bard for the young. Once again, he expertly incorporates essential lines from the play into his own rich prose to tell the tale of the ill-fated Prince of Denmark. Acclaimed artist Leonid Gore adds intense, dreamlike images in acrylic and pastel. His depictions of Hamlet, Ophelia, and the rest of the kingdom are revelatory and unforgettable, helping to make this masterful volume a treasure for Shakespeare enthusiasts old and new.

 

Synopsis:

There is arguably no work of fiction quoted as often as William Shakespeare's Hamlet. This haunting tragedy has touched audiences for centuries. In addition to the play, this edition includes an overview of Shakespeare's life; commentary by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Carolyn Heilbrun, and others; a stage and screen history; and many other features to help the reader understand and enjoy this incomparable classic.

Synopsis:

Newly revised, this edition of "Hamlet" features an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life and world; an editor's introduction; a note on the sources; dramatic criticism from the past and present; a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors and productions; and more.

Table of Contents

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: From The Lectures of 1811- 1812, Lecture XII

A. C. Bradley: From Shakespearean Tragedy

Maynard Mack: The World of Hamlet

Robert Ornstein: From The Moral Vision of Jacobean Tragedy

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:

Catherine Belsey: From The Subject of Tragedy

Carolyn Heilbrun: The Character of Hamlet?s Mother

Sylvan Barnet: ?Hamlet? on the Stage and Screen

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526922
Editor:
Barnet, Sylvan
Introduction:
Barnet, Sylvan
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Hubler, Edward
Author:
Barnet, Sylvan
Publisher:
Signet Book
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Denmark
Subject:
Princes
Subject:
Audiocassettes
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Shakespeare, Signet Classic
Series Volume:
209.
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
6.89x4.22x.68 in. .39 lbs.
Media Run Time:
032555
Age Level:
from 18

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There is arguably no work of fiction quoted as often as William Shakespeare's Hamlet. This haunting tragedy has touched audiences for centuries. In addition to the play, this edition includes an overview of Shakespeare's life; commentary by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Carolyn Heilbrun, and others; a stage and screen history; and many other features to help the reader understand and enjoy this incomparable classic.
"Synopsis" by , Newly revised, this edition of "Hamlet" features an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life and world; an editor's introduction; a note on the sources; dramatic criticism from the past and present; a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors and productions; and more.
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