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Gertrude and Claudius

Author: אפדייק, ג'ון, ; John Updike
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Claudius and Gertrude, King and Queen of Denmark, before the action of Shakespeare's Hamlet begins. Employing the nomenclature and certain details of the ancient Scandinavian legends that first describe the prince who feigns madness to achieve revenge upon his father's slayer, Updike brings to life Gertrude's girlhood as the daughter of King Rorik, her arranged marriage to the man who becomes King  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Hamlet.
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: אפדייק, ג'ון, ; John Updike
ISBN: 0375409084 9780375409080
OCLC Number: 41565089
Description: 212 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Updike.
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Tells the story of Claudius and Gertrude, King and Queen of Denmark, before the action of Shakespeare's Hamlet begins. Employing the nomenclature and certain details of the ancient Scandinavian legends that first describe the prince who feigns madness to achieve revenge upon his father's slayer, Updike brings to life Gertrude's girlhood as the daughter of King Rorik, her arranged marriage to the man who becomes King Hamlet, and her middle-aged affair with her husband's younger brother.

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