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Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet


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Reissuing works originally published between 1919 and 1988, Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet offers a selection of scholarship on the Shakespearean tragic play. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of dramatic and literary criticism.

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Hamlet's Fictions

Hamlet's Fictions

1st Edition

Maurice Charney
January 21, 2016

"But in a fiction, in a dream of passion..." In an extended commentary on this passage this book offers a rationale for the excellence and primacy of this play among the tragedies. Throughout, emphasis is placed on Hamlet's fantasies and imaginations rather than on ethical criteria, and on the...

Hamlet: Critical Essays

Hamlet: Critical Essays

1st Edition

Joseph G. Price
December 21, 2015

A comprehensive collection of the best writing about this Shakespearian play, both as dramatic literature and theatrical performance, this book is an excellent resource companion to the text. This collected wisdom was originally published in 1986. It contains pieces of commentary from as far back...

Shakespeare's “Hamlet” bound with The Problem of Hamlet

Shakespeare's “Hamlet” bound with The Problem of Hamlet

1st Edition

A. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Robertson
December 21, 2015

This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In...

Form and Meaning in Drama: A Study of Six Greek Plays and of Hamlet

Form and Meaning in Drama: A Study of Six Greek Plays and of Hamlet

1st Edition

H. D. F. Kitto
November 26, 2015

Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive...

Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

1st Edition

Various
November 27, 2013

Reissuing works originally published between 1919 and 1988, Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet (4 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship on the Shakespearean tragic play. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of dramatic and literary...

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