Synopses & Reviews
In this handbook for Hamlet, Alistair McCallum guides readers through the difficulties of plot and language, leaving them free to enjoy the depth, beauty, and vitality of Shakespeare's work. It is a superb introduction to the play.
Each handbook covers a single play and includes a complete, straightforward description of the plot, scene by scene, in language that is clear, lively, and concise; quotations from the text, with explanations of unfamiliar words or phrases; some thought-provoking facts and ideas about the play, and a few comments from critics, past and present.
By guiding readers through the difficulties of plot and language, this Handbook leave them free to enjoy the depth, beauty, and vitality of Shakespeare's works.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -122).