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Hamlet : poem unlimited

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2004. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Riverhead first paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Presents a critical examination of William Shakespeare's (1564-1616) play "Hamlet". The author discusses the mystery of both Prince Hamlet and the play itself, looking at the major soliloquies, scenes, characters, and action of the play, to explore the enigma at the heart of the drama, that is central to its universal appeal.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); Hamlet, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 1573223778 9781573223775
OCLC Number: 54811689
Description: xviii, 156 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: 1. Inferring Hamlet --
2. Horatio --
3. Plays within plays within plays --
4. Two soliloquies --
5. Ophelia --
6. Shakespeare to the players --
7. The mousetrap : contrary will --
8. Gertrude --
9. Claudius --
10. The impostume --
11. The grave-digger --
12. Wonder-wounded hearers --
13. In my heart there was a kind of fighting --
14. We defy augury --
15. Let it be --
16. Apotheosis and tragedy --
17. Hamlet and the high places --
18. Fortinbras --
19. Had I but time, o, I could tell you --
20. Annihilation : Hamlet's wake --
21. The fusion of high and popular art --
22. Hamlet as the limit of stage drama --
23. The end of our time --
24. The hero of consciousness --
25. Hamlet and no end.
Responsibility: Harold Bloom.

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Presents a critical examination of William Shakespeare's (1564-1616) play "Hamlet". The author discusses the mystery of both Prince Hamlet and the play itself, looking at the major soliloquies, scenes, characters, and action of the play, to explore the enigma at the heart of the drama, that is central to its universal appeal.

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