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Hamlet : character studies

Author: Michael Davies
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Continuum character studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguably Shakespeare's most famous play, Hamlet is studied widely at universities internationally. Approaching the play through an analysis of its key characters is particularly useful as there are few plays which have commanded so much critical attention in relation to "character" as Hamlet. The guide includes: an introductory overview of the text, including a brief discussion of the background to the play  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008298016
(OCoLC)213382700
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Davies
ISBN: 9781472554956 1472554957 9781441135360 1441135367 9781441118318 1441118314
OCLC Number: 944225933
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 141 pages).
Contents: Introduction: An Overview of Hamlet --
1 The Man in Black: Meeting Prince Hamlet --
2 Hero, Villain, Fool: The Character of Hamlet's Revenge --
3 Families, Friends, Enemies: Hamlet's Other Characters --
Conclusion: Through the Characters to the Key Themes and Issues.
Series Title: Continuum character studies.
Responsibility: Michael Davies.

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Grappling with the characters of "Hamlet" - how they are formed, how they function in the play, and how we read them - is crucial to understanding both its complexity and its critical history. This  Read more...

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