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Looking for Hamlet

Author: Marvin W Hunt
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Setting itself apart from the usual discussions about Hamlet, Hunt here demonstrates that Hamlet is much more than we take him to be. Much more than the sum of his parts--more than just tragic, sexy youth and more than just vain cruelty--Hamlet is a reflection of our own aspirations and neuroses. This book investigates the many searches for Hamlet, from their origins in Danish mythology through the complex problems  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin W Hunt
ISBN: 9781403970367 140397036X
OCLC Number: 185231181
Description: v, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The prehistory of Hamlet --
The three Hamlets --
Yorick's skull : relocating reality in Hamlet --
Dead son Hamlet --
Contrarians at the gate --
Hamlet among the Romantics : a brief history of grief --
"This distracted globe" : Hamlet and melancholy --
Hamlet among the moderns --
Postmodern Hamlet --
Looking for Hamlet.
Responsibility: Marvin W. Hunt.
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Setting itself apart from the usual discussions about Hamlet, Hunt here demonstrates that Hamlet is much more than we take him to be. Much more than the sum of his parts--more than just tragic, sexy youth and more than just vain cruelty--Hamlet is a reflection of our own aspirations and neuroses. This book investigates the many searches for Hamlet, from their origins in Danish mythology through the complex problems of early printed texts, through the centuries of shifting interpretations of the young prince to our own time, when Hamlet is more compelling and perplexing than ever before.

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